Category Archives: death

Family Experience Satisfaction Survey Results

Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care, your leader in Making Best Days Possible and providing Legendary End of Life Care once again comes out on top. Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care has been conducting post death family experience satisfaction surveys for years (see the … Continue reading

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Improving Palliative Care in Emergency Medicine

By Victor Montour Patients with a serious illness are likely to find themselves in an emergency department (ED) at some point along their trajectory of illness, and they should expect to receive high-quality palliative care in that setting. In the … Continue reading

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Do You Need Community Based Hospice or In-Patient Rehabilitation?

By Victor Montour When someone suffers from an injury or medical trauma, they may need to live at a rehabilitation center or skilled nursing facility for a short period of time. The goal for most people going to in-patient rehabilitation … Continue reading

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A Precious Journey

By Victor Montour As a community liaison for Front Range Hospice and Palliative Care I’m blessed with many opportunities to meet some wonderful people. Just recently I was asked to meet with the patient and the family at one of … Continue reading

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Response to: This was not the good death we were promised.

A response to the NY Times article from a hospice Director of Nursing. Link to the original article:  https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/01/06/opinion/sunday/hospice-good-death.html?referer=https://www.google.com/   Dear Don, Thank you for sharing this article with me. I have read it several times over the last few … Continue reading

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