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What is hospice?

Our Hospice Program refers to the comprehensive management of physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs of patients, in particular those with incurable progressive illnesses. Our team affirms life and regards dying as a natural process that is profoundly experienced by the individual and family.

Goals of hospice

The goal of our team is to achieve the best possible quality of life through the relief of suffering, control of symptoms and promoting quality of life while remaining sensitive to personal, cultural and religious values, beliefs and practices.

What are the benefits of hospice care?

Hospice care provides numerous benefits not possible in normal curative care situations. First, it is a coming together opportunity for the entire family. While a team of professionals are involved in patient care, the entire family provides special care for their loved ones. In the comfort of their homes, CareYes Hospice, helps families pull together. Secondly, patients and family members are given the freedom to choose treatment options they prefer. CareYes Hospice helps restore comfort, dignity and control.

Who qualifies for hospice care?

Admission to CareYes Hospice may come from various sources, however, a licensed physicianís authorization and patientís consent are required for admission. The patient must be diagnosed by a physician as having an advanced illness with life expectancy of six months or less, and considered terminal.

Who pays for hospice care?

CareYes Hospice is reimbursed by health insurance plans and private payment arrangements.