In order to properly prepare your loved one and family for hospice, please review the following frequently asked questions.
Frequently asked questions
Who qualifies for Hospice care?
- A qualified patient would be someone who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness (less than 6 months until end of life) and the family has elected to have hospice care.
Decline in functional and nutritional status.
Overall decline in cognitive ability, low tolerance for physical activity, and other comorbid conditions.
How is my loved one's hospice care paid for?
Your loved one's hospice care is covered by Medicare insurance.
When is hospice care appropriate for my loved one?
Hospice is appropriate for your loved one when they have been diagnosed with a terminal illness and will benefit from compassionate, holistic care.