Information about specific facilities
Licensure and certification requirements, Medicare/Medicaid certification, other resources
- People with terminal illness under the care of a physician.
- 24/7 palliative care (i.e., care not intended to cure illness but to provide the greatest relief from the symptoms of terminal illness) and supportive care, including psychological and spiritual care.
- Include bereavement services, which involve assistance to family and caregivers after the death of the hospice patient.
Licensed staff routinely available
- Interdisciplinary team including physicians, registered nurses and counselors, such as social workers.