When is Hospice Care Right for Your Patient?
When the patient has a limited prognosis. If your patient has a prognosis of a life limiting illness with diminishing results from radio-therapy or chemotherapy.
When the families' needs demand extra time from you. The lessening of curative therapy often calls for an increase in care for the terminally ill patient and their family. The hospice care team is on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year providing patient and family care.