Latest Hospice care News

Indiana officer who was shot in head is moved to hospice

Sep. 04, 2022 11:01 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — An eastern Indiana police officer who was shot in the head during a traffic stop has been moved to hospice care after being taken off life support at a hospital, her department said. Richmond police Officer Seara Burton, 28, was transferred to a hospice...

Len Dawson, MVP of Chiefs' first Super Bowl win, in hospice

Aug. 12, 2022 22:18 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Len Dawson, the 87-year-old Hall of Fame quarterback who led the Kansas City Chiefs to their first Super Bowl title, has entered hospice care in Kansas City. KMBC-TV, the Kansas City station where Dawson began his broadcasting career in 1966, confirmed...

Disabled therapy dog inspiring people at Alabama hospice

Aug. 07, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Despite his physical disability, Turbo, a pet therapy dog for a hospice facility in north Alabama, is inspiring people and showing them they can overcome any problem they may face just like he has. Turbo, a 50-pound, 1-year-old chocolate lab, was born with a...

UK court bars parents from moving comatose boy to hospice

Aug. 05, 2022 14:50 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A British judge on Friday rejected a request from the parents of a comatose boy to let them move their son to a hospice when hospital doctors withdraw his life-support treatment. The parents of Archie Battersbee vowed to fight on. The 12-year-old has been in a coma...

Family of comatose boy seek to have him moved to hospice

Aug. 04, 2022 05:28 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The family of a comatose boy who have fought to prevent doctors from ending his life-support treatment have filed a legal action requesting permission to move their son from a London hospital to a hospice. Archie Battersbee’s parents announced the move after the...