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ELIGIBILITY

Knowing When Hospice Care is Right for Your Patient

Ready to Make a Referral? Call us at 770.558.6202

What Can be the Major Symptoms
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Assistance with most activities of daily living
  • Vomiting and Nausea
  • Uncontrolled pain
  • Progressive decrease in response to medical modalities
  • Frequent hospitalizations
Diagnosis
  • Cancer
  • End stage COPD, CHF, CVA, liver disease
  • Alzheimer’s
  • AIDS
  • Other end-stage diagnoses may also be appropriate. Ask your doctor or the hospice team.
Levels of Care
  • Routine home care at home
  • Routine home care in nursing homes, assisted living facilities or personal care homes
  • Respite care
  • Crisis care
  • Inpatient care
Who Is Eligible
  • Adults of all ages
  • Patients with a prognosis of six months or less if the disease runs its normal course
  • Patients/families electing palliative care
  • Patients not responding to curative measures
 

For evaluation of your patient for hospice services, contact Capstone Hospice at 770.558.6202

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