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First American hospice

Sylvia A. Lack

First American hospice

three years of home care

by Sylvia A. Lack

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Hospice in New Haven, CT .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Connecticut,
  • New Haven Metropolitan Area.
    • Subjects:
    • Hospice, inc,
    • Hospice care -- Connecticut -- New Haven Metropolitan Area,
    • Terminally ill -- Home care -- Connecticut -- New Haven Metropolitan Area,
    • Cancer -- Patients -- Home care -- Connecticut -- New Haven Metropolitan Area

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Sylvia A. Lack and Robert W. Buckingham III.
      ContributionsBuckingham, Robert W., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsR726.8 .L32
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 281 p. ;
      Number of Pages281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4764305M
      LC Control Number78111527

        The first American hospice was Hospice of Connecticut, which opened in It began as strictly a home-care program that provided visiting nurses to help care for terminally ill patients in their own homes. Discover the best Hospice & Palliative Care in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care (Oxford American Handbooks in Medicine) A Caregiver's Book of Read-Aloud Stories for the Elderly C. Banks. out of 5 stars

      Historically, since the founding of the first American hospice in , the majority of hospice patients suffered from cancer. But in there was a tipping point, and for the first time the Cited by: 2. A Brief History of Hospice The word “hospice” derives from the Latin word hospes, which means both “guest” and “host.” Since the 11th century, the concept of hospice was adopted by the Roman Catholic tradition to refer to a place of hospitality for the sick and dying as well as for travelers and pilgrims.

      In , the first American hospice was established in Branford, Conn. By this time, most Americans no longer died — or, for that matter, were born — at home. The institutionalization of the dying and a growing faith in medical advancements to continually push off the inevitable created a need for dying individuals and grieving families to. Hospice, Inc. Hospice, Inc., was incorporated in in the state of Connecticut. Hospice, Inc., in part, aimed to move the needle on Wald’s statistic that, at the time, approximately 70% of the individuals who died in American health care institutions “receive[ed] care that [was] inappropriate and inadequate to help them come to the end of their living in a meaningful and gratifying way.”.


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