Bristol Hospice is proud to support Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. According to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF), an estimated seven to 10 million people worldwide live with Parkinson’s disease, one of the most common disorders of the nervous system. PDF has launched this year’s campaign #EndParkinsons. Click to learn more.
As an individual’s journey with Parkinson’s disease progresses, palliative care and hospice care can be added to provide comfort while being cared for at home or in a home-like setting. Although some think of hospice services for terminal cancer patients, anyone with limited life expectancy may qualify. Hospice support prioritizes care in comfort rather than aggressive treatment, stressing quality of life instead of quantity.
For more information regarding how hospice services supports individuals and families living with Parkinson’s disease, contact Bristol Hospice.
Sources: GetPalliativeCare.org; PDF.org
In observance of Prince Kuhio Day, the Bristol Hospice Hawaii office will be closed on Friday, March 25. If you need immediate assistance, please call 808-536-8012 for clinical support. We are available 24/7 to assist!
Prince Kuhio served in congress for 10 consecutive terms, from 1903 to 1922. The territorial Legislature passed a resolution in 1949, establishing March 26 as a territorial holiday. Bristol Hospice ~ Hawaii is proud to honor Prince Kuhio for the legacy he left to all Hawaiians.
Connect with us during 2016 HADONA
Jomel Duldulao and colleague Alton Fujio, Community Liaison, are looking forward to connecting with leaders during the 2016 Annual HADONA Conference on March 11 at the Ko’olau Golf Club. See you there!
Since 1994, The American College of Health Care Administrators has sponsored this national observance each March. Long Term Care Administrator’s Week honors and celebrates the important role the administrator has in providing leadership for the delivery of quality, resident-centered care and a supportive work environment for staff.
The entire team at Bristol Hospice appreciates all that LTC Administrators do to support excellence in care delivery.
he entire Bristol Hospice ~ Hawaii team extends a big thank you to all the Social Workers who continue to support and care for our patients and families. We are dedicated to providing quality and compassionate care. Mahalo!
Throughout March – National Social Work Month, the Bristol Hospice team is celebrating our nation’s more than 600,000 social workers and their contributions. They confront some of the most challenging issues facing individuals, families, communities and society and forge solutions that help people reach their full potential and make our nation a better place to live. Thank you for all you do! Learn more at NASW.