no provision for continuous home care - page 2

by nurseebol

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I have a patient with intractable terminal agitation. The family does not want to use respite, as they want to keep them at home. They do not want to hire caregivers because of liability concerns. They trust us-hospice. However,... Read More


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    Not the norm around here. However, there are some hospices that do, just not many.
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    I understand. We are cutting back supplies and what we provide. Now our referrals are down. They want us to help "market". I think they have a double edged sword here. The facilities want low air loss mattresses for risk of skin breakdown, not actual...they won't provide unless there are 2 stage II's or higher. Crazy!
    tewdles likes this.


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