Sunday, August 18, 2013

Caregiving and Hospice, August 11 - August 17, 2013

Best selections from Grief Healing's Twitter stream this week:

Journey Forward Introduces "My Care Plan" Tool to Help Cancer Survivors Begin Their Survivorship Care Plan, « Oncology Nursing Society

Patients may have to push to get registered with the palliative care program, « Life & Death Matters

A Philosophy of Palliative Care Nursing – Part 1, « FULLHALFGLASS

Emily’s Top 5: Selected articles on Palliative in Practice this week, « Palliative in Practice

Individualized medical decision-making: still harder than it should be « GeriTech

Links We Like: August 16, 2013, « Casa de la Luz Hospice

Will We Ever Arrive at the Good Death? « NYT

Therapy dog, owner sharing caring since 1996, « The Day

Maybe We Need to Redefine “Palliative Care,” « WebMD

The first day of ‘Sign-On’ to hospice, « Caring with Confidence

A Good Death: How Boomers Will Change the World a Final Time, « TIME

Doctor brings a little cheer to hospice patients, « Las Vegas Review Journal

Powerful post: It's Time, « Death with Dignity National Center

Can general nursing learn from specialist hospice care? «

Sobering piece: Failing Mrs. Jones: How a group of doctors (including me) failed a dying patient, « It's OK to Die

Study: Simple Question May Raise Empathy for Terminally Ill Patients, « Epoch Times

Another important question: "What if it was YOUR mother?" «

How to communicate better when your loved one has a hearing loss, « Caring with Confidence

Online Support: The New Virtual Chicken Soup, « Huffington Post
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