Hospice Care in Nursing Home Facilities

Nursing Home Hospice

We view Nursing Home Hospice patients as needing the same level – and continuity – of care as community patients.

Our Nursing Home Hospice patients are among our most vulnerable: they are elderly and many are dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.

Nursing Home Hospice Programs

Our Nursing Home Hospice program increases access to comprehensive hospice care and provides appropriate care to nursing home residents who are in the final stage of life.
In a nursing home setting, hospice helps patients, families, and nursing home staff by providing: Regular visits by a hospice Registered Nurse to the nursing home.
Since this program began, we have been able to break the anguishing cycle of repeat ER admissions that all too often marks the end of life for nursing home residents.
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