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Local hospice and pastoral care givers provides comfort in final days

Local hospice and pastoral care givers provides comfort in final days

  Updated to reflect Minnie Scott fits the criteria for hospice American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Hospice care is critical for many terminally ill and aging seniors.  Pastoral Care givers can help in a proper hospice setting where seniors can receive pastoral care in a home like setting.  This comfort is a wonderful gift for their last days. #pastoralcarecertification See on www.oanow.com

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Hospice and pastoral care programs remains affordable

Hospice and pastoral care programs remains affordable

  When end of life decisions have to be made for loved ones, costs of hospice care need not be a concern. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: End of life decisions should be as pleasant as possible.  Pastoral Care and care for the dying should be in a comfortable setting.  Hospice allows this but the price for many is not always affordable.  Some areas are trying to change that.  If you are interested in learning more about our pastoral care giving certification, then please review the program. #pastoralcareprogram   See on www.the-dispatch.com

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Pastoral Care of the Dying: Hospice, alternatives

Pastoral Care of the Dying: Hospice, alternatives

Mary Pitzer reflects a trend of cancer patients choosing hospice care over aggressive treatment. “I just wanted to be home,” the Martinez woman said. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: More terminally ill patients are opting for hospice and pastoral care for end of lifte treatment than aggressive conventional methods–and the results show a longer life.  Pastoral care of the dying in a more relaxed and natural setting in no doubt helps the person on all phases of life.  This is contrast to a stressful hospital environment and all the intrusive procedures.  Terminally ill patients respond better to pastoral care

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Pastoral Thanatology: Minorities Unlikely to Choose Hospice Care

Pastoral Thanatology: Minorities Unlikely to Choose Hospice Care

Minorities with life-ending diseases are less likely to enter hospice care than whites, but palliative care consultation may be an effective strategy to address this ethnic disparity, new research sug… American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Pastoral Thanatology and Hospice Care for Minorities This article looks at the less likely hood of minorities and other groups of not utiizing hospice and end of life care.   Pastoral Thantalogy deals with the needs of the dying and AIHCP offers a certification in it.  If you are interested in Pastoral Counseling , then please review the program. See on www.medpagetoday.com

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‘Death With Dignity’ Difficult For Hospice Workers in Pastoral Care

  Workers who provide hospice care to the dying are struggling with physician-assisted death laws, according to a new study out of Oregon State University. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Many hospice care givers have a very different view on assisted suicide than other health care providers.  The pastoral care nature of hospice preaches the gift of life and caring for those in the latter years rather than killing.  This seems like a logical conclusion then that most pastoral care professionals would find the idea to be morally wrong. Death With Dignity is an important step in the dying process.