What is Hospice?
We focus on the care, comfort, and quality of life for our patients. Our team is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of our patients and their families. With a holistic approach, we emphasize each person’s choice to decide their plan of care while providing support to ensure they are making well informed decisions during end of life. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel” – Maya Angelou
Am I ready for hospice?
Patients are eligible for hospice care when their physician determines the patient has a life expectancy of 6 months or less. A highly training Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, or appropriately licensed professional can determine hospice eligibility
Any stage of disease
Transition between late life and end of life
Supplement to current treatments
Paid for by insurance
Offer a higher quality of life
Helps patients and loved ones cope
Prognosis of 6 months or less
Expected not to recover from disease
Paid by Medicaid, Medicare, Insurance
When curative treatment is no longer available, hospice can be a beneficial care option for patients and a tremendous
source of emotional and physical support for their families. Hospice care includes a full range of services, including medical, pharmaceutical, social and spiritual support.
Testimonial from a former patient:
“The team is incredible. My nurse Robin goes way above the call of duty and the DR is amazing and very responsive and they have really worked to help me and make me as comfortable as possible at this difficult time. Highly, highly recommend.”