The CADD Pump is used to control the release of medicine from a bag. If you are getting medicine for pain and your pain is not relieved, call HOC at (513) 891-7700.
How to properly use and maintain a catheter.
Terminal agitation, also referred to as terminal restlessness, is a common symptom in dying patients. Sometimes those who are usually calm can suddenly and unexpectedly become agitated, restless, and confused. Family members may also notice a rapid change in personality…
Swallowing difficulty often occurs in older people, those who take medications that make them very drowsy, or people with an end-stage neurological disease, stroke, weakness, confusion or dental problems.
There are several reasons skin breakdown occurs and training you, as a caregiver, to watch for the signs of breakdown is important. Healing skin breakdown at this stage of serious illness is not always possible. The goals now are to…
Adults need to take extra safety precautions due to physical changes that occur as a part of the aging process, but also as weakness increases due to disease progression. Hospice patients are at increased risk of injury inside the home.…
Experiencing difficult emotions can be common for people living with a terminal illness, from diagnosis through end of life. These emotions may show in various ways for each person, including sadness or anxiety.
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Reduce pain and discomfort with improved range of motion.
Learn to help prevent skin breakdown.