Living is a continuum where we start life (scientifically) from conception as a pre-born human being and are actively living from that time then through the birthing process and as we grow from child to adolescent to adult. We are actively living without regard to the quality of life we…

It’s a quite common question as to what hospice does provide when the patient is living at home. Let’s go over the meat and potatoes.

1- Medications: All comfort medications and medications related to the terminal illness are covered by hospice. OTC, supplements, and medications not directly related to the…

My clinical manager recently shared a story from an admission she did in early July 2021. She went out to admit a patient with multiple cancer diagnoses who was sent home from the hospital to pass away at home. The doctors at the hospital gave the patient a few…

Peter M. Abraham, BSN, RN

RN experience: cardiology unit at a Magnet-awarded teaching hospital, RN supervisor for a SNF/LTC with 151 residents, and rural home hospice.

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