Hospice, Definition(s) of

  • A (36)
  • B (19)
  • C (58)
  • D (26)
  • E (34)
  • F (43)
  • G (20)
  • H (19)
  • I (27)
  • J (11)
  • K (1)
  • L (16)
  • M (27)
  • N (18)
  • O (18)
  • P (33)
  • Q (5)
  • R (30)
  • S (59)
  • T (16)
  • U (4)
  • V (7)
  • W (39)

"A public or private organization that provides pain relief, symptom management, and supportive services to terminally ill people and their families in the home or in a separate hospice facility."

Glossary Source: 

Bookman, A., Harrington, M., Pass, L., & Reisner, E. 2007) Family caregiver handbook: Finding elder care resources in Massachusetts.  Cambridge, MA:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology.