Hospices need resources to help transgender patients, doctor says

06/13/2013 | GeriPal blog

Transgender patients may be difficult to place in long-term care because of how facilities may view their gender status, and they can feel socially isolated, Dr. Robert Killeen writes in GeriPal. He said transgender patients are a vulnerable population that have difficulty finding and affording care and that hospices need more resources to help them.

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