The Hospice Decision

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This study seeks to develop and pilot test an appropriate, sensitive and noninvasive protocol for inviting newly admitted hospice patients and their family caregivers to participate in research and to conduct a series of interviews about the factors that influenced their decision to enter hospice care.

Principal Investigator: Deborah P. Waldrop
Funding Source: Les Brun Research Endowment Fund Pilot Program
Funding Period: July 1, 2007 - Dec. 31, 2009
Funding Amount: $11,355

For more information on this project, contact Deborah P. Waldrop at or 716-645-1231.