Dr. Cheryl Woodson

Love and Grief at the End of Life

Home Caregiver

This presentation is adaptable for professionals, community, family and patient audiences to facilitate discussion around  a painful and often, frightening  set of decisions by:

  • Clarifying the professionals’ own values and goals
  • Discovering the patient/family values about treatment goals  Cure or Care
  • Defining the endpoints that might change these goals . Treatment at what cost?
  • Moving from cure to care – palliative care and hospice
  • Handling family conflict , grief, anger, denial
  • What do you say when the doctor says there is no hope?

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