Palliative Care and Hospices

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  • Hospices and Palliative Care
    • Hospices
      • The average stay is 12 to 14 days and all patients return home feeling better.
      • Patients will receive treatment (palliative care) to help relieve pain and discomfort.
      • Receive a great deal of love, care and skilled attention.
      • 80% of patients have cancer.
      • Hospices deal with physical, psychological and spiritual pain.
      • Providing support for those who are left behind.
    • Palliative Care
      • Active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness.
      • Manage pain and provision of psychological, spiritual and social support.
      • AIMS
        • Affirm life and regard dying as a normal process.
        • Provide relief from pain and other distressing symptoms.
        • Integrate the psychological and spiritual aspects of patient care.
        • Offer a support system to help patients live actively.


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