World hospice and palliative care news roundup – 3 May 2016

Categories: In The Media.

A Program for the Love of Pets

US – Moments of Life

Sharon Shinkle’s dogs, miniature Yorkshire Terriers named Shelby and Yogi, meant the world to her; they were a constant presence in her life.  In the beginning of 2016, Sharon began receiving hospice care and her illness left her unable to care for her beloved dogs leaving her feeling extremely distressed. Luckily the hospice has a Pet Peace of Mind program and was able to help Sharon, Shelby and Yogi.

When Your Baby May Not Make It

US – Momzette

Perinatal hospice and palliative care for newborns provide tender support at the toughest time

Home Palliative Care May Even Extend Life

US – Psychcentral

A new approach for the management of patients with terminal illness is to provide home-based care that focuses on relief of pain and other symptoms while attending to a person’s emotional and spiritual needs.

Founding volunteers honored

ehospice USA

Founding volunteers of Estate Treasures, the resale shop that supports Compass Regional Hospice, were honored at 25th anniversary celebration.

“Cómo prepararse serenamente ante la muerte. Breves instrucciones a un eventual discípulo.” – Umberto Eco

ehospice América Latina

El siguiente texto fue publicado en el diario L’espresso, de Italia, en 1997, habiendo sido reproducido casi en su totalidad en el capítulo final de su libro de ensayos ‘A pasos de cangrejo’.

Saint Elizabeth supports hospice care with $4M investment

ehospice Canada

Canada’s largest social enterprise working to bring positive change to end of life journeys through local partnerships, knowledge leadership and community investments.

Actions Speak louder…

ehospice Kenya

‘Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do’ Khalil Gibran.

Racing for Dreams and Driving for Change – Champions of Knysna-Sedgefield Hospice

ehospice South Africa

The theme for this years #HospiceWeek is Champions who care. During the week we will be showcasing the amazing champions that are affiliated to the different hospices in South Africa and how they advocate and show that they are true champions for their hospice!

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