PREPARED PATIENT BLOG

Patients and experts explore what it takes to find good health care and make the most of it.

Janet Bollig, MSSW, is a social worker with a Master's Degree from UW-Madison. She has been with Home Health United (HHU) for almost 25 years. HHU is an Alliance network provider and a nonprofit home care agency providing skilled in-home care, palliative and hospice care, infusion pharmacy services and enteral, durable medical equipment, flu immunizations, Meals on Wheels, S.A.F.E. at Home and a Personal Emergency Response System.


Home Health, Palliative Care, Hospice: What's the Difference and Who Needs Them?

Janet Bollig | October 6, 2014
I recently spoke with a gentleman with a significant illness whose main goal is to stay home. He decided to utilize our skilled home health services and home medical equipment. Over time, he transitioned into our palliative care program and currently is in our hospice program. Here is information on what these services are and who may benefit from them...