East Staffordshire relying too heavily on volunteers to provide end-of-life care, watchdog claims – Burton Mail


Burton Mail

East Staffordshire relying too heavily on volunteers to provide end-of-life care, watchdog claims
Burton Mail
Research led by Healthwatch Staffordshire has revealed "gaps and inconsistencies" in the way end-of-life care is delivered. The body's investigation discovered weaknesses in "advance care planning" – the process during which someone who is dying …

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Five area organizations provide exceptional end-of-life care … – Addison County Independent

Five area organizations provide exceptional end-of-life care …
Addison County Independent
Vermont's only twice-weekly newspaper, serving the 23 towns of Addison County.

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Provide end-of-life care, not assisted suicide – Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel


Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Provide end-of-life care, not assisted suicide
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
As a hospice nurse I know that the solution to providing a dignified death is not to assist an individual to end their life, it is to provide appropriate end-of-life care. Consistent concerns reported by individuals seeking physician assistance in

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EDITORIAL: Expanded end-of-life options provide dignity, final goodbye – Daily Free Press (subscription)


Daily Free Press (subscription)

EDITORIAL: Expanded end-of-life options provide dignity, final goodbye
Daily Free Press (subscription)
Suffering from the late stages of metastatic prostate cancer, Kligler filed a lawsuit this week, petitioning for expanded end-of-life options, according to a Boston Globe article. He asserts that “he has a constitutional right to obtain a lethal dose

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We must recapture the spirit of the hospice revolution to provide end-of-life care to all who need it – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

We must recapture the spirit of the hospice revolution to provide end-of-life care to all who need it
Telegraph.co.uk
Next year will mark 50 years since the hospice movement pioneer Cicely Saunders established St Christopher's Hospice in south London, spearheading a transformation in care across the country. Today, more than 200 hospices deliver the highest quality of …

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Hospital Impact: 5 considerations for nurses who provide end-of-life care – FierceHealthcare


FierceHealthcare

Hospital Impact: 5 considerations for nurses who provide end-of-life care
FierceHealthcare
Palliative care nurses spend their workdays in one of life's most tender, difficult and vulnerable moments. In helping patients and their families at the end of life, these particularly resilient healthcare professionals can provide an invaluable

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Comfort care home will provide end-of-life alternative – Elmira Star-Gazette


Elmira Star-Gazette

Comfort care home will provide end-of-life alternative
Elmira Star-Gazette
Jim Dugan, of Painted Post, battled cancer for about four years, but when doctors determined there was nothing else they could do, he spent the final weeks of his life in a nursing home. After Dugan died in February at age 68, family members realized

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“Before The After” sessions provide information on end of life planning – WXOW.com


WXOW.com

"Before The After" sessions provide information on end of life planning
WXOW.com
It's a tough topic to think about, but end of life planning can be important, such as final wishes, drafting a will, and personal designations. There are many many different things that happen or need to be handled once a loved one passes, but where

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Project aims to provide education on church teaching on end-of-life care – National Catholic Reporter

Project aims to provide education on church teaching on end-of-life care
National Catholic Reporter
As legislative proposals for doctor-prescribed suicide become more prevalent, the Catholic bishops of Iowa have organized a statewide effort to promote an awareness about end-of-life care that is aligned with Catholic teaching. Archbishop Michael O

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Project aims to provide education on church teaching on end-of-life care – CatholicPhilly.com

Project aims to provide education on church teaching on end-of-life care
CatholicPhilly.com
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (CNS) — As legislative proposals for doctor-prescribed suicide become more prevalent, the Catholic bishops of Iowa have organized a statewide effort to promote an awareness about end-of-life care that is aligned with Catholic teaching.

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