Gip level of hospice care - Continuous care and hospice

What Is Hospice Care ?          The hospice, in the earlier days, was a concept of offering a place of shelter and rest to weary and sick travelers on a long journey. In the year 1967, Dame Cicely Saunders applied the term “hospice” to specialized cared for dying patients.More...

Continuous Care And Hospice

Continuous Care And Hospice

Hospice care refers to providing medical services, emotional and moral support and spiritual resources to people who are in the last stages of a terminal illness such as cancer or heart failure. It is also about helping family members manage practical details and the emotional challenges of caring for a loved one. It makes those affected comfortable and improves their quality of life while dying. It is a shift from the usual medical treatments, which concentrates on only healing the disease.More...

GIP Level Of Hospice Care

Gip Level Of Hospice Care

Inpatient care refers to short-term, general inpatient care. This may be provided either through a contract management with an appropriately licensed and Medicare certified hospital, or a long term care facility, or directly by a hospice program in its inpatient facility. The objective is to provide pain control and symptom management that cannot be accomplished in another setting. The location may be a patient’s residence or a nursing home or even a group home.More...

Hospice Care For Liver Cancer

Hospice Care For Liver Cancer

The hospice is about care received in the final stages of life when one is stricken with a terminal illness. It is a philosophy emphasizing care for the terminally ill rather than curing them. Hospice care for liver cancer is given when the patient no longer responds to treatment and has a life expectancy of six months or less. The hospice pays particular attention to the quality of life of the terminally ill.More...