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Anticipatory Grief: Break on Through to the Other Side

I received news about a friend recently — his seizures have now collided into a diagnosis of glioblastoma. A strong and steady man, trustworthy through and through, reliable, and ever-so-devoted is suddenly facing a life-limiting illness. His life has forever changed;...

source: By Lisa Cole
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Approximately 4.5% of the population live with serious mental illness (SMI), a term referring to mental health disorders that are chronic, impair function, and require ongoing treatment. People living with SMI are at risk of premature mortality relative to people without...

source: DocWire News

Our overhaul of nursing homes needs to integrate a proper model for palliative care, which, shockingly, very few residents ever receive.

source: Policy Options

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted gaps in the health care system that bring into sharp relief the need for a community-based palliative care benefit, according to the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). Representatives...

source: Hospice News

Palliative care, for a long time, has been effective in providing quality of life for patients and their families facing a life-threatening or terminal illness. In times of the COVID-19 crisis, palliative care plans become an essential tool to provide help and care to patients...

source: Express Healthcare

Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network aka SWHPN, #1716, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Social Work Hospice & Palliative...

source: https://www.aswb.org/


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