The Health Care Provider Suggests Inpatient Hospice for a Client.the
The health care provider suggests inpatient hospice for a client.The family members are concerned that their loved one will receive only custodial care.What is the nurse's best response?
A) "The goal of palliative care is to provide the greatest degree of comfort possible and help the dying person enjoy whatever time is left."
B) "Palliative care will release you from the burden of having to care for someone in the home. It does not mean that curative treatment will stop."
C) "A palliative care facility is like a nursing home and costs less than a hospital because only pain medications are given."
D) "Your relative is unaware of her surroundings and will not notice the difference between her home and a palliative care facility."