Hospice care is comprehensive.
Hospice benefits covered by most insurance companies may include:
Care provided by medical professionals working seamlessly as an interdisciplinary team
Supportive bereavement services for up to 13 months after loss
Disease and pain management
Medication management including comforting treatments and therapies
Unique patient and family education specific to disease processes
Necessary supplies and durable medical equipment
Benefits may be covered only when medically necessary and in a patient's plan of care. Contact your insurance company to understand a full summary of benefits.
Receive Assistance for a Better Quality of Life
Alzheimer's & Dementia Care
Changing Linens & Beds
Hospice care is focused towards quality of life while managing the patient's terminal illnesses. Below are some signs and symptoms that may indicate that your loved one may be eligible for hospice services.
Increase in hospitalizations in the past six months
Several changes in medications to manage disease process
Poorly or uncontrolled pain
Increase in infections over the past 12 months
Unexpected weight loss
No longer responding to treatments or therapy
Weakness that requires increased assistance with daily living activities such as bathing, getting dressed, eating, walking, and toileting.
Difficulty breathing due to disease process
Excessive fluid build up and swelling in extremities
Loss of appetite or no longer eating regularly