Could Music Therapy Help Hospice Patients?

Posted on: February 3, 2015 by Hospice Coverage

Could Music Therapy Help Hospice Patients? For many years now, music therapy has been becoming more prevalent in the healthcare and senior care industries. With music therapy, music interventions are used to accomplish individualized goals within a therapeutic relationship. For example, it may be used to calm a confused Alzheimer’s patient, or learning an instrument […] Read More

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Avoiding Bloodborne Pathogens in Hospice Communities

Posted on: January 27, 2015 by Hospice Coverage

Avoiding Bloodborne Pathogens in Hospice Communities Last month, we discussed some of the inherent safety and health risks that those working in the healthcare sector face; namely accidents due to overexertion or physical obstacles, especially in home healthcare environments. Accidents are not the only hazard faced by those who work in hospice communities, hospitals, or […] Read More

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Focusing on Safety for Home Healthcare Aides

Posted on: December 5, 2014 by Hospice Coverage

Focusing on Safety for Home Healthcare Aides Those who work in the healthcare sector are exposed to many unique risks; ranging from employment liability to directors and officers liability, to accidents resulting in the injury of a patient or staff member. Some of these risks become even greater when healthcare workers tend to their patients […] Read More

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Avoiding Abuse in Healthcare and Hospice Communities

Posted on: November 5, 2014 by Hospice Coverage

Avoiding Abuse in Healthcare and Hospice Communities As an administrator in a home healthcare or hospice community, your client is responsible for providing quality care and comfort to their patients. Unfortunately, in healthcare and hospice communities, employee abuse of the business and fraudulent behavior have both been known to happen. It’s imperative that your clients […] Read More

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Can Accident Prevention Reduce Hospice Community Liability?

Posted on: September 4, 2014 by Hospice Coverage

Can Accident Prevention Reduce Hospice Community Liability? Whether your hospice community clients have staff that work primarily in a facility, or at a patient’s home, they are exposed to unique risks every day. Not only do they need to focus on their own safety and well-being, but also that of the patient they are caring […] Read More

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Hospice Liability: Addressing Legal Issues with End-of-Life Care

Posted on: July 25, 2014 by Hospice Coverage

Hospice Liability: Addressing Legal Issues with End-of-Life Care In a recent article published on the Health Law Blog, one author stressed the important of formal agreements between hospice communities and nursing homes, stating that these agreements must be carefully scrutinized to assure compliance. They state that hospices should have clear policies and procedures regarding the […] Read More

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