TITLE

Smooth transition from home health to hospice

PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;May2009, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the need for a smooth and easy transitioning of a patient from the home health side of an agency to the hospice service of the same agency in the U.S. According to Kim Kranz, vice president of operations at the Pennsylvania-based Home Nursing Agency, the difficulty comes in when home health patients form attachments to their nurses and no longer want to sever the relationship. Kranz likewise sees the need for home health staff to be trained during such situations.
ACCESSION #
38712539

 

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