Monthly Archives: November 2019

What is a Hospice and Palliative Care Social Worker?

By: Nicole Brandon Social Work is a profession dedicated to helping individuals, families, groups and communities to enhance their individual and collective well-being. It aims to help people develop their skills and their ability to use their own resources and … Continue reading

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What it Means to be a Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse

By Victor Montour Hospice and Palliative Care nursing has much more depth and meaning than most are aware of. Hospice and palliative care nurses seek to help patients live life to its fullest during the most traumatic or vulnerable time … Continue reading

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What is a Chaplain?

By: Hope Golden Chaplains are leaders in the spiritual ministry of patients in palliative care (PC) and hospice (HO). They are professionally trained clergy who recognize the spiritual needs of individuals facing the impact of a terminal illness. When patients … Continue reading

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