Multidisciplinary Hospital Team Proactively Meets With Patients and/or Families, Allowing Them to Better Deal With Unexpected Deaths and Other Negative Events 02/06/12

The St. Joseph Mercy Hospital emergency department operates the Next Step Program, which supports patients and family members after an unexpected death or other unexpected, negative event. A team...

Multidisciplinary Team Brings Palliative Care to Rural Patients, Leading to Improved Symptom Management and High Levels of Satisfaction 12/09/09

Four Seasons, a hospice provider, created a palliative care program that brings holistic physical, spiritual, and psychosocial support and care to patients suffering from a serious medical...


Caring Connections: Brochures 11/04/13

Caring Connections provides brochures to help people make informed decisions about end-of-life care and services. The free materials cover various stages of end-of-life care, such as planning ahead, talking with a physician, caring for a loved...

Surviving the Death of a Baby: A Brochure on the Grieving Process for Parents 03/19/08

This brochure on the grieving process for parents is a resource for learning how to deal with the loss of a baby.

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