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Skirball Hospice, a Program of the Los Angeles Jewish Home, Marks National Hospice Month by Encouraging Community Awareness of End-Of-Life Programs
Date:11/16/2009

ENCINO, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Skirball Hospice, a program of the Los Angeles Jewish Home, is marking November's National Hospice Awareness Month by encouraging everyone to learn more about how hospice services can help care for a loved one with compassion and dignity at end of life. Hospice is one of the country's fastest-developing healthcare fields and one of its most important in a nation whose aging population is growing.

"More and more people are becoming aware of the importance of hospice through the positive experiences of family, friends, neighbors or co-workers," said Nancy Paulson, administrator, Skirball Hospice. "The hospice philosophy focuses on management of the patient's pain and other physical symptoms plus offering support to provide psychosocial and spiritual comfort as the patient and family deal with end-of-life issues and concerns. We view support to maintain dignity and quality of life at this important time as key in our mission to our patients and our community."

Hospice care, whether provided in the patient's private home or in an institutional setting, includes services from an interdisciplinary team. At Skirball Hospice, the team includes physicians, nurses, hospice aides, social workers, therapists, and spiritual and other counselors plus the availability of volunteers. "Services are provided according to the individualized needs of our patients and families," says Paulson. "Our team recognizes, understands and knows how critical it is to help patients and families with the array of emotions and stresses they are dealing with during this time. By achieving physical, emotional and spiritual comfort, patients and families can concentrate on the precious aspects of life in its final stages."

Skirball Hospice also provides family and others who cared for the patient a special bereavement follow-up program for at least a year following the death of the loved one. The services include c
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