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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
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
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.
Do you ever lie to a patient in pastoral care for the greater good? Almost all nurses who treat dementia patients have admitted ‘telling white lies’ to avoid distressing them, it has today been revealed. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Is a white lie a good thing for a dementia patient? This is the question as many health professionals admit to this when dealing with dementia patients in regards to the overall good. This article looks at this pastoral care issue and examines what one should really do #pastoralcarecounseling See on www.dailymail.co.uk
Do no harm. This is the key in all medicial practice and pastoral care philosophies. However, the question of causing harm to alleviating suffering has becom… American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: This video looks at a religious and pastoral view on euthanasia and how pastoral care givers should protect life at all times. The video reviews extraordinary and ordinary conditions in preserving life and their differences. Do no harm is the ultimate rule of all care givers! #coursesforpastoralcare See on www.youtube.com
Pastoral Care and the Psychology of the Patient Kubler Ross, the great pioneer in the study of dying looked at death and dying from a socialogical prism. Her natural compassion and sympathy for the patient pushed her to great insight in regards to treatment of the patient and care of the “person”. Within the Pastoral Care field, I think it is important, especially for those in pastoral care within the hospital setting, to study her research regarding the pyschology of the patient within the hosptial. One of the first obersevations is how the patient or person feels upon being admitted into
A few medical institutions have opened their doors to patients’ own dogs and cats, letting them visit along with spouses, children and friends. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: This is a great idea in pastoral care for the dying. To allow one’s pet to visit can lift the spirits of many. Pastoral care and thanatology certification deals with issues on end of life issues and death and dying. See on newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com