Hospice

[disambiguation] Hospice is a type of care and a philosophy of care that focuses on the palliation of a terminally ill patient`s symptoms. Hospice may also refer to: ...
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Hospice

Hospice care is a type of care and philosophy of care that focuses on the palliation of a chronically ill, terminally ill or seriously ill patient`s pain and symptoms, and attending to their emotional and spiritual needs. In Western society, the concept of hospice has been evolving in Europe since the 11th century. Then, and for centuries thereaf....
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hospice

[n] - a lodging for travelers (especially one kept by a monastic order) 2. [n] - a program of medical and emotional care for the terminally ill
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Hospice

A place people where can go for treatment and relief of symptoms from their cancer. Hospices aim to maintain the best possible quality of life for as long as possible. They usually offer day patient and in-patient care.
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Hospice

A type of hospital usually for people with little chance of recovery.
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Hospice

a hospital or an area of a hospital dedicated to treating people who are dying, often of a specific cause
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Hospice

Hospice: A program or facility that provides special care for people who are near the end of life and for their families. Hospice care can be provided at home, in a hospice or another freestanding facility, or within a hospital. See also: Hospice care.
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Hospice

Hos'pice noun [ French, from Latin hospitium hospitality, a place where strangers are entertained, from hospes stranger, guest. See Host a landlord.] A convent or monastery which is also a place of refuge or entertainment for travelers on some difficult road or pass, as in the Alps; ...
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hospice

An institution that provides a centralised program of palliative and supportive services to dying persons and their families, in the form of physical, psychological, social, and spiritual care; such services are provided by an interdisciplinary team of professionals and volunteers who are available at home and in specialised inpatient settings. ......
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hospice

noun a program of medical and emotional care for the terminally ill
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hospice

noun a lodging for travelers (especially one kept by a monastic order)
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hospice

(hosĀ“pis) originally, a medieval guest house or way station for pilgrims and travelers. The term is currently used to designate either a place or a philosophy of care for persons in the last stages of life and their families. A hospice program provides palliative and supportive care for terminally ill patients and...
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Hospice

• (n.) A convent or monastery which is also a place of refuge or entertainment for travelers on some difficult road or pass, as in the Alps; as, the Hospice of the Great St. Bernard.
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hospice

a home or hospital established to relieve the physical and emotional suffering of the dying. The term hospice dates back to the European Middle ... [1 related articles]
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Hospice

A health care facility that provides supportive care for the terminally ill.
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hospice

hospice, program of humane and supportive care for the terminally ill and their families; the term also applies to a professional facility that provides care to dying patients who can no longer be cared for at home. Hospice is an alternative to hospitalization that emphasizes home care for as long a...
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hospice

Type: Term Pronunciation: hos′pis Definitions: 1. An institution that provides a centralized program of palliative and supportive services to dying people and their families, in the form of physical, psychological, social, and spiritual care; such services are provided by an interdisciplinary team of professionals and volunteers who are avail...
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hospice

Residential facility specializing in palliative care for terminally ill patients and their relatives. The aim of hospices is to control the pain of the patients, and enable them to die with dignity
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Hospice

A service to provide medical, nursing and emotional support for those with illnesses that cannot be cured, as well as advice and support for their families and carers. A hospice may well be a physical building - but there are also hospice at home services that provide care and support in the patients' own homes.
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hospice

A program that provides special care for people who are near the end of life and for their families, either at home, in freestanding facilities, or within hospitals.
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Hospice

a health care facility or program for individuals dying from terminal illnesses.
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Hospice

A health care facility that provides supportive care for the terminally ill.
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Hospice

A health care facility that provides supportive care for the terminally ill.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22411
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