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Frequently Asked Questions About Hospice

Many individuals do not understand the basic who, what, when, and where of hospice.  Our free guide is designed to educate and inform people in a way that makes them feel confident in making decisions about their care.
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Hospice is special end-of-life care for individuals with life-limiting illnesses. Hospice is a patient and family support service that keeps the patient comfortable, teaches the family to provide care, and offers emotional and spiritual support. Hospice is a type of care, rather than a specific place of care, that focuses on comfort rather than cure. The earlier a person is referred, the more Heart ‘n Home can do to help. Sadly, many people believe that hospice is unavailable or inappropriate until literally, the last days of a person’s life. Through hospice services, patients can enjoy a better quality of life.

Free Guide: 20 Common Questions About Hospice

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