Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Team meetings with participating caregivers had
1) better team outcomes.
2) more patient-centered goals.
3) increased discussion of biopsychosocial problems.
4) interdisciplinary care plans occurring more often.
These research findings on hospice team meetings indicate that having caregivers present at hospice team meetings adds significant benefits that can positively impact patient care.
Family caregivers provide almost 80% of caregiving in America. This
video addresses concerns of caregivers with hospice patients.
Frances Shani Parker, Author