Offered at our skilled nursing facilities, hospice care offers individuals a way to maintain their dignity through the dying process while receiving compassionate care and support. Hospice care does not try to hasten or delay passing away, but rather focuses on comfort, relief from pain and time spent with loved ones. Our team will support your family, provide answers to all your questions, and facilitate the entire process so you can focus on enjoying valuable time with your loved one.
Hospice Care services include:
Many patients qualify for hospice care under the Medicare or Medicaid Hospice Benefit, as well as private health insurance.
Frequently Asked Questions
Listed below, you’ll find responses to several Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) which you might find enlightening. We are here to help, so please do not hesitate to get in touch with us to address any inquiry or concern.
Hospice represents a compassionate approach to the end-of-life experience. It provides comforting care that emphasizes quality of life rather than finding a cure. Our main goal is to relieve pain and discomfort with efforts directed to the provision of support services for patients and their loved ones.
Hospice care is appropriate for terminal patients who decide that curative care is no longer feasible or desirable. To qualify for hospice, you must have two physicians certify that you have 6 months or less life expectancy, and you must elect to stop curative treatment.
No. Studies have actually shown that providing patients with the comfort of hospice can actually increase life expectancy.
Hospice provides support services for family members and friends during the patient care experience. Following this experience, support services are available to survivors for a period of up to 13 months.