Patient & Family Education

Patient & Family Education

What Is Home Hospice

What is home hospice care?  Hospice care is a group of professionally skilled team members who are dedicated to keeping a patient living with dignity and in the comfort of their own home during their end-of-life process.

Is It Time For Hospice

When is the appropriate moment to contemplate hospice?  Take our quiz to see if you are a candidate for home hospice care.

Contact Nevada Hospice Care for your free consultation.

What Is Palliative Care

Palliative care is an interdisciplinary medical caregiving approach aimed at optimizing the quality of life and mitigating suffering among people with serious, complex illnesses.   While hospice care and palliative care are similar they do vary slightly.

Eligibility For Hospice Care

When a doctor has confirmed that a life expectancy is six months or fewer, you might be considered for home hospice care. You are always entitled to change your mind and go back to curative therapy should you believe it’s the best choice for you or your loved one.

Different Types Of Hospice Care

Nevada Hospice Care offers four levels of hospice care:

Standard Home Hospice Care, Intensive (24/7) Home Hospice Care, Inpatient Hospice Care, and Respite Hospice Care

How Hospice Works

Nevada Hospice Care is going to appoint a properly trained team to help you deal with your illness. The group consists of: Doctors, nurses, personal assistants, chaplains, social workers, financial experts, and volunteers.

How To Ask Your Doctor About Hospice Care

While your primary doctor will work with Nevada Hospice Care’s team to make your loved ones transition as comfortable and as smooth as possible.  Find out key questions to ask your doctor.

Who Pays For Hospice Care

Nevada Hospice Care bills directly to Medicare, Medicaid, and/or private insurance for hospice care. These benefits usually cover 100% of all aspects of hospice care, including medications, supplies, and equipment related to the terminal illness. No matter if home hospice care is needed or inpatient hospice care.

Insurances Accepted By Nevada Hospice Care

If you are not qualified for Medicare or Medicaid, the premium for hospice may come from private insurances or from an HMO, because it often provides a Hospice bonus.

How To Choose A Hospice Care Provider

Selecting a hospice care provider is among the most critical choice that you, a loved one, or your families can make for themselves. By law, each hospice program must provide patients and their families with the same essential services. How can you be confident that you chose the right hospice program?

Hospice Care Myths & Facts

Is hospice care really a place sick people go and never come back? Once someone goes into hospice care, does that mean the family never gets to see them again? Isn’t hospice some sort of religious practice? The answers are no, no, and no.

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