What is Hospice?

What is Hospice?2019-07-17T08:07:39-04:00

Hospice Is

Hospice is specialized care that focuses on maintaining comfort while maximizing quality of life. Hospice provides pain and symptom management services for those with a life-limiting illness. Support is also provided for their families and loved ones during this difficult time. Hospice is a way to continue life’s journey with the best quality of life and the best care possible. When in hospice care:

  • The patient’s physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs are addressed
  • Family, loved ones, and caregivers are included in care and care planning
  • Care can take place wherever the patient calls home
  • Discomfort and adverse symptoms will be addressed to ensure the patient is as comfortable as possible
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THE MEDICAL TEAM Hospice Difference

Every hospice organization is regulated to provide the elements of hospice care as dictated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). How that care is provided is what makes THE MEDICAL TEAM Hospice stand apart from the rest. We are dedicated to providing the patient and their family with care that is individualized to their wants and needs. Our goal is to ensure our patients have the best quality of life in their final moments.

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