Hospice is never an easy decision to make. At Ascend Hospice Care, we truly understand this challenging situation you and your loved ones are facing. That's why we're dedicated to helping you manage this difficult time with dignity and love through attentive, individualized programs and services at Ascend Hospice Care, we embrace a holistic and personalized approach, caring for the whole person; mind , body and spirit.
If you ora loved one has been diagnosed with a terminal illness, there may come a time when the efforts to slow the illness is not working and becomes more harmful than helpful. If that time comes, choosing hospice might be the best solution. And though deciding when is the right time is a personal choice, patients tend to transition to hospice when they have decided to stop curative or aggressive treatments and focus on quality of life.
You've deciede to no longer receive treatments to cure your illness.
A physician has given you a prognosis of sic months or less if the illness was to run its normal course.
There are no further treatments available, and you want to focus care on comfort and relieving symptoms.
You have an increase in pain and nausea, as well as breathing difficulties.
You have a decrease in appetite and are experiencing significant weight loss.
Compassionate, careing nurses providing end of life care to our community , family and friends in the comfort of your home
We understand that not one care plan fits all. We have experienced employees who will take the time to get to know you and develop an individualized care plan that fits your specific needs.