Disabilities Outreach Guide

Sep 17, 2009
  • Description
  • Key findings

Many people with disabilities are living longer now with more modern and technological advances in health care, and need different kinds of care and support, particularly at the end of life. In addition, trends show that parents and caregivers of those with disabilities are not outliving their children as they historically did in most cases. With the changing trends, hospice providers need to be ready for to care for people with disabilities and their families as well as a child or adult with a disability whose parent is under their care.