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Hospice Care Concierge & Palliative Advocate and its partners is committed to educating and providing information to the community. We strive in our day to day operations, and through the provision of services, to contribute to the evolution of a completely informed society, in hopes that the knowledge will facilitate decision making, and empower the consumer.
Hospice Services include but are not limited to the following:
5. Medical appliances and supplies, including drugs and biologicals
8. Bereavement Counseling
When is the Best time for Hospice Care Program be considered?
There is no best time to consider Hospice Care but we all have to consider and plan, for our family sake. Most individual that is going through end of life discussion with family is probably the most difficult time and most often ignored and avoided. It is best for family member to share and prepare their wishes long before it becomes an immediate concern. In many circumstances, patients with a terminal illness may loose their ability to communicate with loved ones, leaving family members to assume, and forced to make uncomfortable decisions on top of this stressful time.
Hospice care if for individual who have a life expectancy of six months or less, and have chosen to focus on pain and symptoms relief over healing treatment. Diagnosis commonly associated with Hospice care includes but not limited to other terminal illness are: Alzheimer's or Dimentia, Cancer, Heart disease, AIDS/HIV, Respiratory Diseases, Neurologic Disease, Liver or Renal Failure, Stroke or Coma.
By having to prepare early and have a serious discussion with family members or loved one, patients and families can share their personal views and prepare for the outcome with a stress free and smart decisions. Patients are eligible for hospice care if their life expectancy is six months or less and they no longer wish to go through the stress of disease treatment and pain management. Hospice care can be extended beyond six months as long as a primary physician determines it is still appropriate and the patient is still eligible.