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Often asked: When Can You Go Into A Hospice?

At what point do you go into a hospice? People may be referred to a hospice at any point during their illness. So while some of them may come in for a few days or weeks towards the end of their lives, many others attend a hospice at much earlier stages of their illness as […]

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How Do I Get Into A Hospice?

What qualifies a person for Hospice? Patients are eligible for hospice care when a physician makes a clinical determination that life expectancy is six months or less if the terminal illness runs its normal course. How do I request hospice? Begin Hospice Care You or your loved one may call a local hospice and request […]

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What Is A Hospice Used For?

What does it mean when someone is in hospice care? Hospice care is a special kind of care that focuses on the quality of life for people and their caregivers who are experiencing an advanced, life-limiting illness. Hospice care provides compassionate care for people in the last phases of incurable disease so that they may […]

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FAQ: When Is Hospice Care Offered?

When should hospice care be considered? What is Hospice? > When is Hospice Care Appropriate? Hospice care should be considered anytime you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. It is appropriate to discuss all of the care options available with your physician, including hospice. How long does a person live […]

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