Hospice is a routine part of medicine, representing an important resource in the completion of good medical care. Yet only a minority of dying patients receives hospice care. Of those that do receive hospice, past experience shows that nearly one half of all patients are admitted too late for it to be fully effective.
We have included the following illness-related guidelines for your review. However, if you have any questions about the appropriateness of referring your patient to hospice, or would like to schedule a consultation, please don’t hesitate to call us at (619)756-7096.
If you are wondering when to start hospice care for yourself or a loved one, now is the time to call Art of Hospice Care.
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