What is Hospice?

Hospice is an interdisciplinary program of health care used when medical treatments are no longer useful for a patient. Its primary motive is to give them the best quality of life on their remaining days; this is done through physical, emotional, and spiritual comfort.

Compassionate Care is composed of a diverse group of professionals that are able to provide support and comfort care in various ways

Who pays for Hospice Care?

Hospice care is financially covered by Medicare, Medicaid, the Veteran’s Health Administration, and most private insurers. If a patient does not have coverage, Compassionate Care Hospice will work with the patient and their family to ensure that they receive the much- needed support.

Who is eligible for Hospice Care?

Anyone with a life-threatening illness and a life expectancy of six (6) months or less, following the normal cause of the disease. A patient may opt for treatment.

Hospice Eligibility Requirements

  • A patient diagnosed with a life-limiting condition with a life expectancy of six months or less if their disease runs its normal course.
  • Frequent hospitalizations in the past six (6) months.
  • Progressive weight loss, taking into consideration edema weight.
  • Increasing weakness, fatigue, and somnolence.
  • A change in mental and functional abilities.
  • Conceded activities of daily living (ADLs), such as eating, bathing, dressing, toileting, transferring/walking, and continence.
  • Dwindling mental abilities
  • Recurrent infections
  • Skin breakdown
  • Specific decline in condition.

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