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Sgtkeebler

I don’t get hospices can someone explain them better

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Hello, my dad is dying and I don’t understand what good is hospice care. My dad has been experiencing other symptoms like a stroke and so far he has had two strokes but the hospice won’t do anything about it. I thought the whole point of a hospice was to make my dad comfortable in his transition to death. Stroking out twice doesn’t seem too comfortable. I am so angry because will they just let him stroke out till he is dead or brain dead before they do something or is there a specific reason why they won’t do anything?

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Dear Sgtkeebler,

I'm so sorry, I know this is an extremely difficult and painful time.

Please trying talking to the nurse or doctor or social worker on site. And if you still need more answers go to the manager. Hospice should be there to support families and sure the patient is as comfortable as possible.

Thinking of you and your family. Sending all my thoughts and prayers.

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