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Volunteers are in indispensable part of our hospice family and we are inspired by their example. Out of kindness and compassion, they help us care for families during their time of greatest need. That's why we call them our Hospice Heroes.
Some Trustbridge volunteers work directly with patients and families while others help in our offices, resale shops and at fundraising events. Many offer their professional skills, such as hairdressing, accounting or music therapy.Read More
Hospice patients and families can benefit from the world of support that we provide for a full 6 months (or longer if you continue to meet the medical criteria). You are free to leave hospice care at any time, for any reason, and return later on if you are medically eligible.Read More
No. Our mission is to help you feel better and live every day to the fullest. When we first meet with you, we will ask you what your hopes are. Together, we will design your care goals to enable you to live the way you want and do the things that are important to you with the people you love.Read More
Hospice Care During a Severe Weather Event FAQ
Our hospice care is received at home; when should we evacuate?
Follow the evacuation plan and any orders which are issued for your area.
If you are planning to stay in your home or stay with local family or friends, complete your hurricane preparations early and make sure that your Hospice nurse/team knows your plan.
My loved one lives in an evacuation zone and is very ill; what are our options?
Make sure that you are in touch with your Hospice nurse/team as soon as possible. During periods of emergency, Hurricane Watch and Hurricane Warning, will continue to evaluate individuals who require admission to an inpatient unit based on criteria established by Hospice Medicare conditions of participation. Patients will not be admitted to a Hospice Inpatient Facility during a Hurricane Warning once winds hit 39 miles per hour.Read More
"When I first joined IHI’s Conversation Project (TCP) team as a project coordinator, I thought I had a firm grasp of its mission: to ensure that everyone, everywhere expresses their end-of-life care wishes with their loved ones and health care providers to increase the likelihood of getting the care that matters most at the end of our lives.
It seemed straightforward. Little did I know that, as time progressed, I would be confronted with multiple dimensions of the end-of-life care discourse because of my identity as a black woman."Read More