Hospice and Palliative Care

Comfort and support for patients and families who are experiencing a life-limiting illness or the loss of a loved one.


All About Hospice

Hospice is a philosophy of care focusing on providing the best possible quality of life for patients faced with a terminal illness.

All About Palliative Care

Palliative care is a medical specialty focused on providing symptom management, assisting patients and families in navigating serious illness, making medication decsisions and managing stress.

Hospice in the Nursing Home

This article provides information about accessing hospice (end of life) services within a nursing home setting.

Palliative Radiation Treatment

Palliative radiation is the use of radiation to treat a specific area, and in some cases to reduce side effects such as pain and bleeding. Palliative radiation is done to improve the quality of life of the patient.

Support

Supportive articles and websites for bereavement, hospice and grief.

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Blogs

Let OncoLink Help You Through the Holidays
by Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
December 2, 2019

Personal Stories of Hospice and Palliative Care
by Karen Arnold-Korzeniowski, BSN, RN
November 25, 2019

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