The Hospice Concept emphasizes palliative rather than curative treatment; quality of life rather than quantity of life.
The Hospice Team typically
includes a physician, a nurse, a home health aide, a social worker, a chaplain and a volunteer.
Frequently Asked Questions can help you decide if and when hospice care may be appropriate.
What Questions Should I Ask About Hospice Care when deciding on a hospice program?
Volunteers traditionally have been the backbone of the hospice movement.