Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2007-09-08 16:58:55

Be empathetic, patient, carint, talk to them calmly, depending if they are bed ridden or not there are a variety of skills and actions that need to be addressed - I would be happy to answer any questions if I can.

User Avatar

Your Answer


Still have questions?

Related Questions

Identify the concept of care that is focused on family support and comfort during life threatening illness.?

palliative care

What is the main aim of the palliative philosophy of care?

To provide comfort, support and pain free care.

What are the principal of palliative care?

Principals of palliative care: - Reaffirms that life is a normal process.Does not hasten or postpone death - let it take its natural course. - Control the patient's pain and distress as best as possible. - Takes into account both psychological and spiritual aspects of death. - Gives support to patients and their families before and immediately after death.

Can the melting point identify an unknown pure compounds?

The melting point cannot be used to definitively identify a compound but can be used in support of such identification.

What is the address of Serenity House and Hospice Support of Doylestown?

It is not in operation. The board decided to allow Bob Byers and the Doylestown Hospital to build an insurance reimbursed, high cost hospice and palliative care residence.

What is the purpose of the AAHPM?

Its present purposes include the recognition of palliative care and the management of terminal illness as a distinctive medical discipline; the accreditation of training programs in hospice care; and the support of further research in the field

Identify the four types of evidence that Darwin used to support his concept of evolution?


What is palliative care?

Palliative care (pronounced pal-lee-uh-tiv) is specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. It focuses on providing patients with relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family. Palliative care is provided by a specially-trained team of doctors, nurses and other specialists who work together with a patient's other doctors to provide an extra layer of support. It is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness and can be provided along with curative treatment.

Why do you have hospices?

To provide comfort, support and identify and meet goals yet unmet before dying,

Can anyone identify this mystery air rifle calibered gun with a10--00000 accuracy? does not support images so there is no way to see or identify your air gun.

When planning an advocacy project what does one do after developing an action plan?

Find funding sources. Establish a support system Identify any future challenges. Identify weaknesses in the plan.

Identify the concept of care that is focused on family support and comfort during life threatening illness?


How can you identify examples of government abuses in your world?

When they take you to war and pass laws without the support of the people

What has the author Melodie Olson written?

Melodie Olson has written: 'Healing the dying' -- subject(s): Attitude to Death, Death, Hospice nurses, Methods, Nurses' instruction, Nursing, Palliative treatment, Social Support, Terminal care

What is party identification?

This term probably refers to the Political party that you identify with or the one you support. If you like the Republican party, then you will support their candidate and you can say that is your party identification or affiliation.

What is the meaning of Hospice?

Hospice service means a program designed to provide palliative care and emotional support to the terminally ill in a home or homelike setting so that quality of life is maintained and family members may be active participants in care.

Identify and explain seven7 reasons why study Economics as a discipline?

economics essentially is the way of life and every business student must economics. Identify and explain five reasons that support the argument.

How is a detail and purpose planner used?

to identify the purpose to be achieved in the short story and to list details that will support that purpose

Identify the functions of the skeletal system?

Shape Support Protection Movement Blood Cell Formation Mineral Storage

What is the definition of palliative care?

Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problem associated with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, physical, psychosocial, and spiritual.Palliative care:provides relief from pain and other distressing symptoms;affirms life and regards dying as a normal process;intends neither to hasten or postpone death;integrates the psychological and spiritual aspects of patient care;offers a support system to help patients live as actively as possible until death;offers a support system to help the family cope during the patients illness and in their own bereavement;uses a team approach to address the needs of patients and their families, including bereavement counselling, if indicated;will enhance quality of life, and may also positively influence the course of illness;is applicable early in the course of illness, in conjunction with other therapies that are intended to prolong life, such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy, and includes those investigations needed to better understand and manage distressing clinical complications.Palliative care for children represents a special, albeit closely related field to adult palliative care. WHO's definition of palliative care appropriate for children and their families is as follows; the principles apply to other paediatric chronic disorders:Palliative care for children is the active total care of the child's body, mind, and spirit, and also involves giving support to the family.It begins when illness is diagnosed, and continues regardless of whether or not a child receives treatment directed at the disease.Health providers must evaluate and alleviate a child's physical, psychological, and social distress.Effective palliative care requires a broad multidisciplinary approach that includes the family and makes use of available community resources; it can be successfully implemented even if resources are limited.It can be provided in tertiary care facilities, in community health centres, and even in children's homes.

When gathering information to support your analysis what is it that your search will allow you to identify the areas of the book that will be most likely to yield results?


How do you identify the types of personalities that are important to have in an effective technical support team?

The team should be multilevel, multicultural, and cross functional.

When gathering information to support your analysis your search will allow you to identify the areas of the book that will be most likely to yield results?


What is VisitBritain mission statement?

is to provide focussed support to partners so as to identify, win and market the maximum new events for Britain.

Describe how you identify and meet individual development needs and provide support within an over all work plan?

ya mum