US – Maui Time
Islands Hospice will open Maui’s first hospice inpatient unit this summer– less than one year after the organization began caring for patients in private homes and other residential settings including nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
Iraq – Al Jazeera
Limited aid and resources are preventing the refugees from receiving the medical care they need.
Canada – Northumberland View
At its annual general meeting on June 11, The Bridge Hospice board of directors, membership, staff and volunteers gathered to commemorate recent accomplishments and look ahead to an exciting new community partnership – the latest development in the hospice’s innovative care model.
US – Oregon Live
An end-of-life medical order developed in Oregon is moving online to ensure that patients receive the kind of care they want when the time comes.
The Commonwealth Government has come to the aid of Victoria’s only children’s hospice with a $4 million contribution to help Very Special Kids (VSK) purchase its Melbourne home of the past 21 years from the state government.
As a hospice social worker, I got a front row seat into the lives of those precious souls as they attempted to come to terms with how they spent their time on this earth. Everyone’s story was different, but each held common threads and similar regrets.
Death is a part of life. We shouldn’t be afraid to talk about it. So says writer, artist and columnist Donal O’Keeffe.
Woking & Sam Beare Hospices actively seek to support individuals with progressive neurological conditions. As part of MND awarenesses month, Alan Clough, who has MND, explains how he and his wife Linda are supported by the hospices.
After eight years of careful planning, Regional Hospice and Home Care’s Center for Comfort Care & Healing became the first and only all-private-suite facility of its kind in Connecticut.