Monthly Archives: September 2021

Hospice care is intended for people who have a terminal illness and are approaching death. As you may already know, hospice care is very different from hospital care. The type of care that a person receives can vary depending on individual factors as well as the stage of the disease. Hospice care is a special type of care delivered to people who are dying and who have a life expectancy of fewer than six months. Hospice is a type of care that focuses on the comfort and pain management of the patient and their family. Hospice care can also include anticipatory guidance, education about hospice, coordination of care, and emotional support. Hospice care is often provided in the last few months of life but may also be offered for up to six months prior to death. Here are 4 things you may not know about Hospice care • The Hospice…

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