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Hospice

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Hospice

An institution that provides a centralised program of palliative and supportive services to dying persons and their families, in the form of physical, psychological, social, and spiritual care; such services are provided by an interdisciplinary team of professionals and volunteers who are available at home and in specialised inpatient settings.

Origin: L. Hospitium, hospitality, lodging, fr. Hospes, guest