Our world is made up of different cultures, beliefs, ethnicities, and types of personalities. Why we fear each other the most is a true mystery for many people because we are not in nature meant to be fear one another. Societies today are focused on issues of war and injustice when our true fears should
Ensuring Patient Quality of Care Teepa Snow is an occupational therapist for those living with dementia and other forms of brain change. Her approach to patient interaction and change is strictly to alleviate the stresses that do arise from long interactions between care givers and patients across many platforms. Altercations and misunderstandings between patient and
Many Healthcare professionals and patients alike think that healthcare is purely just a business, but it is much more than that. At Faith and Hope Hospice, our care staff is highly trained to deal with the demands of an extremely diverse population. We do this by ensuring our staff is well aware of cultural competency
A hospice nurse tells her personal story “Beth Hurley of Norwell is a hospice nurse who provides compassionate care with dignity and eases pain for people with serious and often terminal illnesses. She knows what its like both as a nurse with the Norwell VNA and Hospice, and also as a family member.
Hospice care, home health, and palliative care are inevitable points in all people’s lives. Although it may sound upsetting for many people who love life and live it to the fullest, the one and only thing that is certain from the time you are born. The certainty is that you will eventually die. You
This is a true story of an amazing husband, father, and artist who made the right choice of seeking care through a hospice service. Scenarios like this one are idealistic in hospice care but not all issues are as gradually alleviated as this one. The many diverse cultures, religions, families, and individuals increase the higher
A Short History… Each society throughout history has evolved special ways of caring for the dying and the bereaved. For example: in old China the “death houses” offered a place for the destitute dying to stay; in New Zealand, Maori customs give practical support for the family at the time of death, and encourage the