Nov 29, 2019
End of life professionals should always maintain healthy boundaries with the seriously ill patients. When those boundaries become barriers to good care, we’ve damaged our connections with our patients and their families. Everything from the gloves we wear to the mental biases we communicate without realizing puts barriers between patient and providers. It’s easy to project our personal opinions and judgments into our work. Jerry and Helen talk about being self-aware when it comes to the road blocks we put up when caring for terminally ill people. If you’re a hospice professional, check out more resources on theheartofhospice.com to learn about hospice history and philosophy, professional organizations and hear interviews with end of life experts. Remember, you are The Heart of Hospice!