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When death arrives, call 911 unless utilizing hospice care

  • COURTESY PIXABAY

    When a terminally ill person dies at home, who to call on Oahu depends on whether the deceased had been receiving hospice care at home, which is the end-of-life care that eases the patient’s suffering and also provides caregiving and grief support to the person’s family.

When a terminally ill person dies at home, who does the family call? 911? And if 911, do they ask for police, fire or nonemergency? Or do we just call the mortuary? Read more

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