Hospice care is designed to provide support to you and your loved ones during the final phase of life.

What is a hospice?

Hospice is a type of care designed to support chronically ill, terminally ill or seriously ill patient's pain and symptoms, while attending to their emotional and spiritual needs. Hospice is usually for patients with a life expectancy of six months or less


What types of services are offered in hospice?

Hospice Care is designed to be supportive and focus on comfort and quality of life. The goal is to allow individuals to have an alert, pain-free life and live each day as fully as possible.


Hospice at Home vs. Hospice in a Facility

Hospice care is provided in a setting that best meets the needs of each patient and family. The most common setting is the patient’s home. Hospice care is also provided in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and hospitals according to patient care needs.


How to choose a hospice

If you determine that a loved one requires hopsice care, the next step is to search facilities in your area. repisodic helps you search and compare hospice care by location and provides insightful quality data, patient reviews, and facility ratings to help you find sites that best fit your needs.


How to pay for hospice?

Medicare and Medicaid cover most of the cost of hospice. This includes medical services, such as pain relief, as well as support services. Some services may also be available to caregivers and loved ones at no extra cost. Private insurance will also cover most of the cost of hospice, although benefits vary plan.


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