Hospice is an approach in end-of-life care that believes that individuals with life-limiting medical conditions should be made as comfortable as possible physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually. Hospice care can be provided at home, at an assisted living facility, at a long-term care setting, or even at a hospital.
Every life is unique; therefore care needs to be individually tailored to a patient’s wishes. Hospice affirms life and views death as a natural process. Our purpose is to focus on the comfort of the patient rather than on the disease or its treatment.
Hospice services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, or as needed. A Registered Nurse is always available to talk with you or members of your family.
Our Hospice Care Team can provide medication and relief for nausea and other symptoms as well as medical supplies and equipment to help manage symptoms and relieve pain.
Will My Insurance Pay for Hospice Care?
Hospice is a Medicare/Medicaid “inclusive” benefit that provides for more care at little or no cost to eligible patients. We work with all insurances to obtain as much coverage as possible for Hospice services. Hospice care can be provided in a hospital, nursing home, assisted living facility, or in your home.
What are the Most Common Questions About Hospice?
The most common concerns patients express are fear of becoming a burden to others, loss of control, loss of dignity, and the loss of their ability to make decisions.
We promise to help guide you and your family in any way we can. We provide services to individuals who are diagnosed with a life-limiting illness who have a prognosis of six months or less to live. HomeCare & Hospice of the Valley cares for not only you but also those whom you love.
We will keep you and your loved ones comfortable and supported, and allow you to experience life’s final stage with comfort and dignity.