Patient & Family Education

Patient & Family Education Topics

What is Hospice

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

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Is It Time For Hospice

When is the appropriate moment to contemplate hospice?

Contact Nevada Hospice Care for your free consultation.

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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.

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Eligibility For Hospice Care

When a doctor has confirmed that a life expectancy is six months or fewer, you might be considered for hospice. 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.
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Different Types Of Hospice Care

Nevada Hospice Care offers four levels of hospice care:

Standard Home Care, Intensive Home Care, Inpatient Care, Respite Care

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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.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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?

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Hospice Care Myths & Truths

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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Family Testimonials


The professional and caring services that your organization provided for our loved one at the will never be forgotten. The book that you provided helped the family understand the full process of transitioning, it was very comforting. Each day you kept him clean and made the end of his life a comforting experience. We can’t thank you enough.


Everything we felt our brother needed, from the custom requests for breakfast, to a different bed, Nevada Hospice Care responded immediately without question. As they monitored my brother on a daily basis, they recommended changes to us so that we could make the decisions for our brother.


Not only did they take excellent care of my mom , they were also there for me. Very professional caring people. I really don’t know what I would of done without them. They are the best.


To all members of Nevada Hospice who assisted my mom. Thank you all for your compassion and kindness to my mom and myself during the last hours of her life. I will always remember your kind words to me. You are a wonderful group of people.

Rosemary Testimonial