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Feb 24, 2017

All during this month we’ve been focused on self care - for mind, body, and spirit.  Self care is the way hospice caregivers - personal and professional - take care of themselves, so they can take care of others.  

While we have learned a lot about self care during our time working in hospice (about 14...

Feb 17, 2017

We are probably guilty of neglecting self care for our spirits more than anything else.  And yet, neglect of this area can lead to greater problems in the other two areas.  All three areas are intertwined and can’t be separated from one another.  Therefore, to neglect the care of our spirits can negatively impact us...

Feb 10, 2017

This is Self Care February, and this week's episode will focus on self care for the body.  

As caregivers we often push ourselves beyond healthy limits in the care of our patients.  But like a cell phone battery, eventually there's no energy left, and we need to take some time to "recharge our battery."  

In this...

Feb 3, 2017

We're calling it self care February! Each Five for Friday episode in February will focus on a specific area of self care, to promote a balanced self care routine for professionals and private caregivers.  

This week's episode is focusing on self care for the mind.  Helen & Jerry share their 5 favorite ideas to encourage...

Feb 1, 2017

One of the most important qualities of a hospice professional is the ability to establish and maintain healthy boundaries with patients and families.  

  • It provides protection for the professional and the patient. .
  • It also builds trust between the professional and the patient.

In this episode, Helen & Jerry discuss...