Healthcare workers who come into the home of terminally ill patients have an important role to play in the final weeks of a person’s life. In this video from Brattleboro Reformer, learn about some of the healthcare workers and volunteers who looked after ALS patient Andy during his final weeks.
Filmed at the Bayada Home Health Center in Brattleboro, Vermont, the video follows the care team who tended to Andy and shares more about their role in looking after patients who are nearing end of life. They offer an invaluable service both to the patients and their families. Their compassion and professionalism in ensuring patients are as comfortable as possible in their own homes goes a long way to helping the patients and their loved ones come to terms with the disease’s progression.
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