Hospice Talks Begin with Common Language
SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The holidays are a time when families gather and for some though, it may be a time when they are facing the loss of a loved one. Considering hospice and what it may mean for their loved one can be especially challenging at this time of year.
Hospice is never easy to discuss and can be more difficult when there is a language barrier. End-of-life care and customs vary as much as the languages in the multi-ethnic Bay Area.
Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty offers basic hospice information in seven different languages including English, Chinese, Spanish, Farsi, Tagalog, Russian and Vietnamese on their website. Individuals and families with general questions about hospice, how hospice care works, and what services are provided under hospice care will find answers in this basic brochure.
The Pathways Home Health & Hospice basic hospice brochure is downloadable in all seven languages and easy to understand. It provides patients and their families with information that will help them begin to discuss hospice as a care option. They will also be able to better understand the services provided under hospice care. These services include pain management, symptom control, emotional support and spiritual care to patients and their families as they come to grips with a life-limiting illness.
Link to brochure resource page
About Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty
Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty is a non-profit community based organization. Founded in 1977, Pathways now serves over 5000 families annually in five Bay Area counties. We care for patients in their place of residence whether it be their home, hospital, nursing home or assisted living facility. Affiliated with El Camino Hospital and Sequoia Hospital since 1986, Pathways is accredited by The Joint Commission and is a member of the Visiting Nurses Association of America, California Hospice & Palliative Care Association, and the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization.
Pathways Home Health, Hospice & Private Duty
Judy Conner, 408-773-4284
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