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How do you feed a dying person?

Hospice clinicians often encounter patients whose wishes for their final days include fried food or ice cream. While this may not be advisable in preventative care, in hospice, it can help make someone's final days memorable. A nurse describes her experience with her grandmother and how it prepared her for hospice care. 

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National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and National Family Caregiver Month start today and continue on throughout November. Everyone here at the mumms team wants to extend our gratitude for all of the amazing care that our clients and caregivers provide. 

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Video Conferencing Gives Personal Touch to Shared Decision Making

A study sponsored by the National Institute of Nursing Research and the National Cancer Institute is calling for more research on shared decision making in hospice care. The team that conducted the study believes this research could help hospice teams be more effective and engaged when helping families through these tough decisions. 

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Thank you to NHPCO for a great CTC Conference

Thank you to NHPCO for a great Clinical Teams Conference. 

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Lori McDermott recieves Carolinas Center Mary Doherty Scholarship for Excellence in Education

Lori McDermott and Carroll Spires

Congratulations to Lori McDermott at Hopsice Community Care who recieved the Carolinas Center Mary Doherty Scholarship for Excellence in Education for 2016. The scholarship provides registration, hotel accomodations and travel expenses for The Carolinas Center 2016 Annual Hospice & Palliative Care Conference.

 

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