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Friday School: Dementia! And Advanced Communication!

Today, we learned about dementia, how to disclose the diagnosis, and the challenges around this disease. This is HIGH YIELD stuff. Dementia is like the last frontier, where clinical acumen is necessary. 84 more words

Friday School

Can I Get Hope With That?

I come from a very large family. My Dad is #6 out of 10. My mother is #6 out of 9. I have grown up celebrating this family reunions – some more organized than others – and now that I am in my 30s, there is a lot more gray at these reunions than I remember. 344 more words

Bravery

ACQUIRED WISDOM

WHAT I LEARNED WORKING IN HOSPICE

“There comes a time in the course of the terminal illness when a cure cannot be given, and health cannot be restored.

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Hospice Care

NEVER GIVE UP

I am concerned about a new mantra afoot: that palliative care–unlike hospice care– is not “giving up” but is addressing improved symptom management and quality of life (QOL) for all patients with advanced disease.  535 more words

End Of Life Care

Yorkshire hospices collaborate on TV advert

SourceHospice UK 

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Date of publicationMarch 2019

Publication typeNews Item

In a nutshellEleven hospices across Yorkshire and Humberside have come together to create a TV advert to help raise awareness of hospice care. 18 more words

Palliative Care