Cecil Andrus, former Idaho Governor, wrote this powerful message on the importance of end-of-life care and points out that the Medicare Hospice Benefit is recognized today as one of the most cost-effective and compassionate measures ever adopted by Congress…
Our employees are so valuable to us as an organization. They strive so hard to be the very best and to inspire those around them to do the same. We are so proud of our Heart ‘n Home family.
“I appreciate our partnership with Heart ‘n Home. They have done a good job of blending both warmth and professionalism. From their Nurses and CNAs to their Social Workers and Chaplains, Heart ‘n Home employees have been a joy to work with. I am especially grateful for the fact that [their Medical Director] has attended [...]
“You will benefit us immensely on where we are at right now. You’re my support team, my cheerleaders in my back pocket. What would I have done without knowing about you?” ~ Denise, Heart ‘n Home Patient “[The patient and family] are neighbors of ours and have told us what a wonderful group of caregivers [...]
The power of learning to be present to the suffering person with empathic listening/responding is the key to creating a helping/healing relationship. The following information is adapted from Douglas Purnell’s Conversation as Ministry.
Hospice doesn’t give the power to shorten or prolong life, just the power to live it as you choose; to be at home, if you wish; to be pain-free; to be comforted and cared for. This is the essence of hospice. We strive to do what is right for our patients and families; and treasure the privilege of walking people to the gates of eternity.
As Americans gear up to honor our nation’s heroes on Veterans Day, November 11 and pay tribute to the men and women who have selflessly served our country, Heart ‘n Home Hospice & Palliative Care has also made it a priority to provide the best possible end-of-life care for Veterans and their families – specifically tailored for Veterans, meeting their goals of care in their preferred setting.