Basics of Hospice

In this video series, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization provides information about Hospice care. 

Caring Connections

Provides information and support for planning ahead; caring for a loved one; living with an illness or grieving a loss.

LaPOST – Louisiana Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment

Approved by the Louisiana Legislature during the 2010 legislative session as ACT 954, the LaPOST document is a means by which a person may communicate his/her wishes concerning medical treatment with a physician’s order. The LaPOST document is recommended for patients who are seriously ill with “life limiting disease and irreversible conditions” and whose life expectancy is less than one year. The document is completed by the patient and the physician.

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