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Island Hospice Is the Talk of the Town

 

Tina Haney Scarborough and Tebow, who is in training to become a pet therapy dog, appeared on WHHI-TV‘s Talk of the Town to talk about Island Hospice and our focus on quality of life.

Referring to Hospice Increases Quality of Life and Life Expectancy

Studies indicate that the hospice patient’s overall Quality of Life indicators remain stable with less depressive episodes during palliative periods when measured by a valid and reliable instrument. The latest National Hospice data revealed that quality of life scores for terminally ill patients were higher among home health hospice patients than similar patients receiving conventional non-hospice care.*  Continue reading