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noun as in hospital

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“One of the best people I’ve ever known,” Duke Coach Mike Krzyzewski said Friday when the news that Tom was in hospice began to spread.

Pam Spritzer is a writer and hospice volunteer, working on a book about being with people at the end of life, a memoir, and a novel.

If mom dies at home, she has ovarian cancer and she dies on hospice in the house, you don’t have to call anyone for 24 hours, for 48 hours.

That includes dementia patients at the end of their lives in hospice care, he said.

The government alleged companies later acquired by Genesis had submitted “false claims to government health care programs for medically unnecessary therapy and hospice services” and provided “grossly substandard nursing care.”

A nurse at Saline Memorial Hospice, she was leaving work when her ex-boyfriend fatally shot her before turning the gun on himself.

The next evening, Romero was saying mass in the chapel at the hospice where he lived in a tiny room near the infirm and the dying.

Kate and William also visited the Bear Mountain Hospice for children, where she met and chatted with patients and their parents.

Thomas J. Foley died Friday in hospice care in Washington at age 84.

He has also demonstrated compassion for AIDS victims, washing and kissing the feet of 12 patients in a hospice in 2001.

The monks now hire their own house from the Government, which has let out their hospice for an hotel.

More than eight thousand feet up in the mountains, the Hospice must have been snowbound long since.

The once-bright dream of becoming a maronnier, or lay worker, at the Hospice of St. Bernard had faded with the passing of time.

Bernard determined to build a hospice, a shelter for all who needed it, at the very summit of the Pass.

It was not that mules were unable to reach the Hospice—sometimes they did—but, at best, it was a highly uncertain undertaking.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hospice, such as: clinic, emergency room, health service, infirmary, nursing home, and sanitarium.

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