They talked about his previous day's dinner of French fries, chocolate cake and a Frosty.
During the bandage changing, blood pressure check and other procedures the banter never stopped and Larry was always dealt into the conversation.
Hospice Care in Douglas County (843-3738)
Been in business for about 20 years Independent of health dept.
Hospice is associayt3d with visiting nurses assn
Hospice delivers care to a patient with limited life expencecy from multiple dimensions
nursing, spiritual, psyco-social task is social workers address anything family needs to manage care...conflice resoultions grief councesling one on one group....referrals to commiunity....volunteers are a huge part of our work they provide help out of the goodness of their heart
volunteer gave a massage once a week to jeanie to care for larry
basically anything they needs
tapped into a community hypno therapist reducing stress and anxiety by his techniques
biggest thing is to support the care givers the power behind the people who are 24 hour care givers doesn't matter
has to be a medical prognosis by a phuysician guesses who the life expectancy is limited to perhaps 6 months if a patient lives past 6 months if a dr certifies
every 6 months if there is a life expecentcy there is no real limit
medicare is one of the best models for hospice medicare pays for all of our services....medications related.....all supplies and equipment related to comfort at home
official diognosis. he was diognosed at the Keith Worthington
ALS association Keith Worthington chapter.
ALS clinic at Ku med center.
Nancy Lindquist support nurse
sept 2000 heart attack and hospice began.
Sept 2,000 hospice
referred by Dr. Jon Barr