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Old Colony Hospice
1 Credit Union Way
Randolph, Massachusetts 02368
800-370-1322
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Monday-Friday 8 AM- 4:30PM

 

About OLD COLONY HOSPICE

Old Colony Hospice has been providing caring, compassionate hospice care for over 30 years and we are proud to serve 45 Massachusetts cities and towns in our service area. We are a free-standing, non-profit, Medicare certified, accredited health care organization that provides the following services through a core staff of registered nurses, social workers, counselors, volunteers and hospice aides and nutritional consultants: Hospice Services, Palliative Care, Grief Support Services, and Spiritual Support.

LATEST BLOG ENTRIES

 

Compassion Fatigue

July 01, 2014

 

Source:  Families of Loved Ones, Patricia Smith

July 2014 Triple C

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Within the past ten years, the secrets to recognizing and managing Compassion Fatigue trickled down from academia to those of us in the caregiving professions.  Thanks to the work of leading traumatologists and psychologists, we now share a comprehensive knowledge of the secondary traumatic stress that plagues caregivers worldwide. As more information becomes available, we better understand what is necessary to alleviate the s

 

A daughter remembers her father...

My name is Janet Niccoli and I am writing to share with you the impact Old Colony HospiceJanet Niccoli daughter had on me during my father's illness, the most difficult time of my life.

Ten years ago, my father became ill very quickly. His doctor strongly suggested we seek hospice services. This was extremely difficult to hear but I honestly...

 

Source: DNA/May 12, 2014

For many years I worked in palliative care. My patients were those who had gone home to die. Some incredibly special times were shared. I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives.

People grow a lot when they are faced with their own mortality. I learned never to underestimate someone’s capacity for growth. Some changes were phenomenal. Each experienced a variety of emotions, as expected, denial, fear, anger, remorse, more denial and eventually acceptance....