Skilled nursing facilities and hospice providers: Bridging the gap

Cateau, Deke
November 2006
Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Nov2006, Vol. 55 Issue 11, p60
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This article explains that the importance of properly negotiated hospice care contracts and high-quality hospice care services cannot be overstated. Hospice care services play a critical role in death and dying and in the quality of resident life in the end-of-life process. Hospice care evolved as a response to the recognition of the importance that palliative care can play in the dying process and the even greater recognition that just as human beings deserve and expect dignity in life.


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