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Understanding Hospice Care

Hospice care is specialized medical care for individuals with life-limiting illnesses. It is recommended for patients with a prognosis of six months or less to live, as determined by a physician.

Yes, please contact us to learn more about insurance coverage at Soulful Touch Hospice Care.

Hospice care services encompass pain and symptom management, emotional and spiritual support, counseling, medical equipment, and assistance with daily activities to enhance the patient’s quality of life.
The hospice care team typically includes doctors, nurses, certified nursing assistants, social workers, chaplains, and volunteers. They collaborate to provide holistic care addressing the patient’s medical, emotional, and spiritual needs.
Hospice care extends support to the patient’s family, offering counseling and education to help them navigate the emotional and practical aspects of end-of-life care.
The duration of hospice care depends on the patient’s condition and prognosis. It can be provided for as long as the patient meets the eligibility criteria.
No, hospice care is designed for patients with a terminal prognosis, while palliative care is suitable for anyone with a serious illness, regardless of life expectancy. Both focus on improving quality of life but differ in scope and timing.
Yes, our hospice care provides 24/7 access to care and support, including after-hours assistance for emergencies and symptom management.