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    Ohio’s Hospice of Miami County
    3230 North County Rd. 25A
    P.O. Box 502
    Troy, OH 45373
    Phone: 937.335.5191


    Concerns/Suggestions

    Your concerns and suggestions are always important to us and can be communicated to us by contacting our clinical management team at the address or telephone number listed above.

    If we fail to satisfy your questions or concerns, you can also contact the following source:

    The Office of Quality and Patient Safety
    One Renaissance Boulevard
    Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
    Email: PatientSafetyReport@JointCommission.org
    Fax: 630.792.5636

    Attention Caregivers: Protect Yourself from the Flu

    It is flu season again. It is especially important for those caring for loved ones with chronic illnesses to avoid the flu virus. Caregivers may themselves experience compromised immune systems due to lack of rest and stress. If they contract the flu, they may not be able to care for their loved one or will risk exposing them to the virus. Flu vaccine is an important first-line protection. However, hygiene is also a critical preventative. Frequent and thorough handwashing is essential to preventing illness. Avoid kissing, handshakes and sharing drinks or food with those who are infected. Also avoid touching surfaces including sinks, countertops, and doorknobs that may have been contaminated by someone with the virus. Utensils, dishes, clothing, towels and other items may also be contaminated and can indirectly spread infection.

    Caregivers are their loved ones should be attuned to flu symptoms that indicate emergency medical care may be needed. According to the Centers for Disease Control,  the following symptoms merit emergency attention:

    • Shortness of breath, difficulty breathing
    • Dizziness
    • Confusion
    • Severe vomiting
    • Pain or pressure in the chest or abdomen
    • High fever that persists for more than three days
    • Flu symptoms that improve but then return with a severe cough and fever

    Hospice care can provide respite care for patients if a caregiver is ill and unable to provide care for their loved one. It is one of the important ways hospice care helps support caregivers while also caring for patients. For additional information about caregiver support and hospice services click here.

     

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