Centered Care Hospice & Palliative, LLC’s goal is to achieve physical, emotional, and spiritual comfort, allowing the patient to retain as much autonomy and dignity as possible and enabling them and their loved ones through the end of life process with as much support as possible. This would be provided through the collaboration of a multidisciplinary team and the appropriate use of assorted treatment modalities to alleviate and manage pain and other symptoms.
Hospice Myths vs Facts
Myth: Hospice is where you go to die.
Fact: Hospice patients receive care in their homes, which includes private residences, assisted living communities, hospitals, and long-term care facilities.
Myth: Hospice is giving up.
Fact: Hospice is medical care toward the goal of comfort and dignity for someone whose life is drawing to a close. It is “something more” for someone who has been told nothing more can be done for them.
Myth: Hospice is only for cancer patients.
Fact: While many hospice patients have cancer, the majority have other life-limiting illnesses, such as end-stage heart, lung, or kidney disease, or Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia.
Myth: There is no turning back once you choose hospice care.
Fact: You are free to leave a hospice program at any time for any reason without penalty. You can also re-enroll in a hospice program any time for as long as you meet the medical eligibility criteria.
Centered Care Hospice & Palliative, LLC has a mission to provide a thorough in-patient client assessment to evaluate all medical and psychological needs and to provide quality services to the terminally ill patient and their families to focus on support and caring in a time of need.