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Caregiver Assistance Videos

The following is a series of caregiver support videos. Created by our Hospice Educator, Sara Chambers, BSN, RN, CHPN, a new video will be added each week and will address various topics of interest to caregivers including Stress Management and Advance Care Planning.

 

Episode 6: Common Medications Used at the End of Life

 

Episode 5: Grief and the Current Crisis

 

Episode 4: Be Well! Self-Care Activities

 

Episode 3: Opioids for the Treatment of Shortness of Breath

 

Episode 2: Advance Care Planning

 

Episode 1: The Coronavirus Crisis

 

 

The following videos provide valuable information for caregiving at home. Simply review the topics and watch the video that you would find most helpful.

 

Turning in bed:

 

Moving toward the head of the bed:

 

Making an occupied bed:

 

Moving from bed to wheelchair:

 

Giving a bed bath:

 

Mouth care:

 

Caring for the skin:

 

Caring for hair:

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Suggested Reading

Fading Away: The Experience of Transition in Families with Terminal Illness

By B. Davies, et al

Dying Well: Peace and Possibilities at the End of Life

By Ira Byock, M.D.

Heaven is for Real

By Todd Burpo

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"Our family member's entire hospice team was professional, respectful, and caring! They afforded us the ability to keep her at home until the end, which was very important to her. We could not have done that alone. Our family is very grateful for them all!"