hospice definition

  • noun:
    • A shelter or lodging for people, pilgrims, foundlings, or even the destitute, especially one preserved by a monastic purchase.
    • a course that delivers palliative care and attends on emotional and spiritual needs of terminally sick customers at an inpatient facility or within patient's home.
    • The supply of palliative maintain terminally ill patients, either at a specialized facility or at a residence, and support for the family members, typically refraining from using extraordinary actions to prolong life.
    • A specialized center or business supplying palliative look after the terminally ill.
    • A lodging for pilgrims and/or destitute, generally provided by a monastic order.
    • A convent or monastery which can be in addition a place of refuge or enjoyment for tourists on some tough road or pass, as with the Alps. Bernard.
    • a property of entertainment and refuge for strangers; specifically, such an establishment held by monks on some passes within the Alps to give protection and help to people.
    • a lodging for tourists (especially one kept by a monastic purchase)
    • a program of health and emotional care for the terminally sick

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