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What is Hospice Care?

Hospice care consists of treatment for the chronically or terminally ill, either in a designated hospice facility or the patient's own home. This service focuses on compassionate comfort care for individuals who are at their last phase of life. Hospice care helps manage their symptoms and provide communication with family members so that they would know what to expect during their loved one's final days.

Types of Care

Hospice is a special healthcare option for patients and families who are faced with a terminal illness. A multi-disciplinary team of physicians, nurses, hospice aides, social workers, bereavement counselors, and volunteers works together to address the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of each patient and family.

Patients are eligible for hospice care when they have been diagnosed with a terminal illness with a prognosis of 6 months or less. At that time, comfort care and symptom management become the primary focus, and curative treatment is no longer the patient’s choice or option.

Placement Helpers can make recommendations to local hospice agencies.

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GETTING STARTED

ASSESSMENT

Call to speak with a Senior Care Advisor, who will complete an over-the-phone consultation with you to help us understand your physical, financial and geographic needs.

MAKING THE MATCH

We will explain the various Senior Living and Care options available to you, and match you with the options that best meet your needs and preferences.

COMMUNITY TOURS

On our complimentary guided tours, a Senior Care Advisor will personally drive you to the senior living options that you select. All senior living communities have been pre-screened and evaluated by Placement Helpers to ensure a high quality of care.

KEEPING IN TOUCH

We will be in touch with you throughout the entire process, helping you with any questions or concerns you may have, and can speak with communities on your behalf. Once you or your loved one has moved in, we will follow up with you to make sure you are highly satisfied with your new community.

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