Hospice care is a philosophy and holisitic medical approach
to caring for those who are nearing the end of life, faced
with dying and in need of a safe, nurturing sanctuary.
It seeks to restore dignity and a sense of self-control
to the dying. The focus is the patient and the family
rather than the disease. The aim is to improve the
quality of life that remains.
The modern hospice is not a place, a building or an