About Hospice Care

 

 

Care for those facing life-limiting illnesses

Hospice is a concept of healthcare that provides for the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of patients with life-limiting illnesses, as well as caring for the needs and feelings of the patient’s entire family.

The goal of hospice is not to cure illness, but to ease a patient’s passage from life. Community Hospice helps patients and their families decide the course of their healthcare with assistance from their doctors and hospice professionals.
Hospice makes it possible for patients to live and die with dignity. Hospice care:

The hospice philosophy affirms life and regards dying as a natural process that should be neither hastened nor prolonged and that can be met with richness of spirit.