Hospice helps patients cope with loneliness, isolation and fear. Patients are:
- Treated so that they know they’re still important to others
- Given honest, compassionate answers to their questions
- Encouraged to express how they think and feel
Hospice also helps families and friends express their emotions.
Hospice recognizes the importance of spiritual matters. Patients and their families can get support from:
- Their own spiritual leader
- Comfort Plus Hospice Chaplain