Frequently Asked Questions

Hospice care is a specialized type of healthcare that focuses on improving the quality of life for individuals with life-limiting illnesses. It provides comprehensive support to manage pain, symptoms, and emotional well-being, all while respecting the patient's dignity and wishes.

Hospice care is typically recommended for individuals with a prognosis of six months or less to live. It is suitable for patients of all ages, from infants to seniors, facing various life-limiting illnesses.

To access hospice services, you can speak to your healthcare provider for a referral or contact us directly. Our team will assess your needs and work with your healthcare team to develop a personalized care plan.

Hospice SENB offers a range of services, including pain and symptom management, emotional and spiritual support, respite care, and bereavement support for patients and their families.

Hospice care is typically covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurance plans. Our team can help you understand your coverage and financial options.

No, you can continue receiving curative treatments while receiving hospice care. Hospice focuses on improving your overall comfort and quality of life.

It's best to consider hospice care when you or your loved one's illness is no longer responding to curative treatments and the focus shifts to comfort and quality of life.

Hospice SENB can provide guidance on having these difficult conversations. We also offer resources to help you document your wishes in advance healthcare directives.