Chapter 10: Hospice
The doctors will do everything possible to keep their patients alive and heal them. They’ll wait until the very last minute to mention hospice. So, like everything else, the advocate must ask to speak with a hospice representative.
People generally tend to wait much too long for hospice services. That is because most of us don’t truly understand what hospice is and the services provided to the patient and their circle of caregivers.
Here are some lessons I learned: