Hospice Care Quick Facts

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  • Hospice provides medical, emotional and spiritual care and support - focusing on comfort and quality of life.

  • Hospice serves anyone facing the end of life, regardless of age or illness.

  • Hospice treats pain and manages symptoms while allowing most patients to remain at home.

  • Hospice patients and families can receive care for six months or longer, and the greatest benefits are gained by being in hospice care for more than just a few days or weeks.

  • A person may keep his or her own doctor involved while they receive hospice care.

  • No one is denied care due to lack of insurance at Hope Hospice.