Hospice in the translation from English meansmedical facility in which live their last days of terminally ill people. The basic idea of such institutions - doomed to calm and comfortable as possible to live their last days.
The hospice does not cure, but simply facilitate the suffering of terminally ill people. The first hospices in the world's history appeared in the 6th century.
But in the history of Russia is not so rich - the first compartment with cancer was discovered only in the autumn of 1903 in Moscow.
Today in Moscow there are 7 Hospice - byone for each district of the capital. At the same time on the world standards, calculated by the World Health Organization (WHO), a hospice must serve about 400 000 people. Simple calculations show that hospices are sorely lacking in Moscow.
Hospices in Moscow
Hospice usually includes in its membership several services:
- Stationary otdelenie-
- Department of Social Work with bolnymi-
- Out-patient care (or the so-called exit Service) -
- Other support services.
Give the patient relative to the hospice does not meanrefuse him. It is possible the presence of disabled loved ones close to the patient. The hospice's just much easier to physical suffering of the patient doomed.
Assistance provided in such medicalinstitutions of Moscow, usually related to different legal issues (eg, problem-solving heritage, etc.), social and psychological problems. And it works not only with patients but also with their relatives. Also on the basis of hospice volunteers provide training on caring for seriously ill people.
Despite the fact that hospice, in fact, no therapeuticrestaurant, take here the doctors of the highest category, professionals with a capital letter. They usually have a wealth of experience working with patients oncology and know how the disease is, and realize that at some stage of the disease are their patients, and the maximum contribute to a more comfortable (if such a concept can be applied in this case, ) of their stay in hospital.
Plus hospice in that the patient is in the peri-domestic environment, rather than in a hospital. After all, in most cases seriously ill end their lives in a normal hospital intensive care wards.</ Blockquote>
Hospices are divided by age group - byadults (here take 18 years) and children. The only requirements that apply to incoming hospice patients - is the presence of registration in the hospice area of location. The direction of this hospital getting sick relatives or using the GP, or with the help of expert of the hospice. The period of stay of the patient in a hospice is not limited. Doctors say that there are rare exceptions when a person recovers and leaves the treatment facility in order to start a new life. But, unfortunately, it happens very, very rarely, since the 4th stage of cancer - it is almost a definitive diagnosis.
Open positions in hospice enough. But in most cases - it is free positions for volunteers who are able to help patients free of charge.
Paid hospice in Moscow
Hospice - is a free health care facility. But, of course, due to the fact that funding comes from the state budget, and it is not large, the level of comfort is not the highest. Therefore, in the capital there is also a private hospices, where the same services are provided for the money.
The main difference in the commercial centers thattheir comfort level is much higher than in public institutions. The chambers have everything necessary for life: television, good quality beds, a bathroom, and so on improved Also paid hospices usually has its own kitchen, which is much closer to the restaurant, that is, the food is much better and tastier, as well as preparing for the patient based on his preferences.
As for prices, the management of the hospiceHe claims that they are quite loyal and perfect match of price and quality. True, it is necessary to take into account the fact that in this type of patient hospice stay depends on how long paid for it. Once the payments stop coming, the person is sent home.