Use the Patient/Caregiver Pain Education Tool to help you understand what to expect, as well as identify your pain level and report it to your nurse.
People have different coping patterns and may not always look like you think a person with pain should look. Patients may display any of the following, either at rest or while being moved:
Some complementary care methods such as relaxation exercises and pet therapy may help in the relief of pain.
For additional information on these methods, please speak with a member of your Community Hospice team.
To report any new problems, pain that is not relieved, or if side effects such as vomiting, nausea, rash, dry mouth, constipation or increased sleepiness occur, call the 24/7 Patient Priority Line at 904.407.7300 immediately to speak to a nurse. Please have your Patient Security Code available.