End of life care and nursing care doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Yet rarely are the perspectives of nurses and caretakers put into the mainstream. So I would like to post a few stories from hospice nurses and other healthcare providers to get their perspective on an uncomfortable subject we all have to face.
Slate – Approaching Death
Hospice Diary – A Hospice Nurse’s Diary
Chicago Tribune – Striking Similarity of Dying Words
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Life’s Journey: A Better End / A hospice nurse’s frank approach to end of life
All Nurses – Hospice Nursing Message Board – Tell Me About Death
Casa de la Luz Hospice – Great Moments Can Be Small Moments – A Hospice Volunteer’s Story