Quality of Life
This is a sample Quality of Life (QOL) scale. This scale is a guide and will be repeatedly referred to before and during your pet's entry into hospice care.
HURT – Are pain and breathing ability being adequately managed?
HUNGER – Is your pet eating enough?
HYDRATION – Is your pet drinking enough and maintaining hydration?
HYGIENE – Is your pet maintaining its grooming habits?
HAPPINESS – Does your pet express joy and interest in things such as family, playing or other favorite activities?
MOBILITY – Does your pet move without assistance?
MORE GOOD DAYS THAN BAD – Does your pet have more good days than bad?