'Tuck-in' calls prepare patients for weekend

August 2010
Hospice Management Advisor;Aug2010, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p87
The article reports on the Tuck-in Program, a weekend volunteering program at Covenant Hospice in Pensacola, Florida which is deemed to strengthen patient and family relationships. It states that the program requires volunteers to provide jokes for end-of-life patient which accordingly helps eases the pain of the patients. It also mentions that the volunteers were tasked to provide the patients weekends needs and rate the pain of the patients to improve the satisfaction scores of the hospice.


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