The month of November is Hospice Awareness Month. Dr. Joe Galati will be discussing the various aspects of hospice care that listeners need to understand.
The central issue is open and honest discussion with the person facing a terminal illness. Hospice does not always me a withdrawal of care, but rathe a transition of very active medical care to more active conform measures related to care. Hospice can be undertaken in the hospital, or at home.
For more information on hospice and palliative care, please look at this link.