My uncle is dying and is on Medicaid and hospice care. I just realized that he is now in the "active dying phase." It all happened rather quickly and very unexpectedly.
His daughter refused oxygen and refused having nurses stay there to adjust meds and monitor pain. They seemed to accept that and not push. That's the opposite experience from what I had with my other uncle. Hospice was very insistent (but not overly pushy) about having nurses stay around the clock. We allowed this for two days and two nights until his pain and vocalizations were stabilized. I'm not sure what the point of oxygen is.
Could someone please provide info on this matter. We both want to make sure uncle is pain free, but I don't think she is equipped to handle this. For the record, she doesn't mind me butting in like this, she appreciates my concern.