Caregivers, providers view short enrollment differently

August 2009
Hospice Management Advisor;Aug2009, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p95
The article reports on the result of the study concerning the different view of caregivers and palliative care providers on short admission in the U.S. In the study which was conducted in two phases, patient enrollment in hospice care of less than two weeks do not view it as inadequate by the patient's family. Moreover, the searchers suggest that an assessment tool that is designed specifically for short admission will help hospice providers to identify the immediate needs of patient's family.


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