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November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

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In 1992, the month of November was designated to raise awareness of hospice and palliative care within the community. During the month of November, hospices across the Carolinas are reaching out to raise awareness about important care issues for people coping with serious illness.

South Carolina Governor’s Proclamation of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

North Carolina Governor’s Proclamation of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month […]

Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro

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Grandfather and Granddaughter: Capturing Moments That Really Count!  © Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro

 

Remember when doctors made house calls? At Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro (HPCG), they still do. Visiting patients in their home is often the physician’s favorite part of the day. Getting to the doctor’s office can be a problem for some patients. If they cannot get to the doctor, they cannot get the necessary assessment and treatment.

HPCG treats patients wherever they call home — a residence, nursing home or assisted living facility. In the home, the interdisciplinary team is […]

Hospice of Laurens County

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Hospice of Laurens County was established in 1987 and has been honored to serve thousands of people since then. While the majority of our patients receive assistance in their homes, we also provide care in our 12-bed inpatient home. The community support we receive is incredible. We have over 150 ACTIVE volunteers who assist in numerous ways. The revenue from our Thrift Stores and community events allows us to provide care to everyone who chooses it. Our staff provide outstanding, compassionate care; several hold National Certification. At Hospice of Laurens County we treat everyone like they are family.

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Vidant Home Health and Hospice

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Pictured is Vidant hospice patient Doris Gurley with Angela Pitts, RN, at the Service League of Greenville Inpatient Hospice.  “My mom truly lived until she took her last breath, and having hospice support was part of that empowerment,” says Elaine Cunningham, Doris Gurley’s daughter.    © Angelina Brittle and Elaine Cunningham

 

At Vidant Health our mission is to enhance quality of life for the people and communities we serve, touch and support. We believe that every moment of life matters, even at the end of life. Our hospice team has been hand-picked as expert, compassionate individuals who have […]