About Hospice Care
10 Facts About Hospice
These are some of the most important facts you should know about hospice care. Download the PDF and share the information with others.
Hospice and Holistic Therapies
The following therapies are being used by many hospices, including VITAS Healthcare, to complement the physical, emotional and spiritual care they provide to their patients and families.
Hospice and MorphineMorphine is the mainstay of pain relief associated with anything from childbirth to advanced cancer, whether the patient can expect a full recovery or is receiving hospice services.
Hospice Care Myths and FactsHospice is not a place, nor is it a last resort, or a religious practice. Review our list of the top 16 myths about hospice and learn the truth.
Hospice GlossaryUnderstanding hospice and palliative care definitions is one way to understand how we can help you or your loved one.
Hospice is a Full Range of CareVITAS provides this full range of services by managing care and offering support to patients and their families with a range of options that corresponds to their unique needs.
Hospice Puts the Patient and Family in Control
This means the patient and family make the decisions. They are in the driver’s seat, and VITAS is there to help.
The 4 Levels of Hospice CareMedicare has defined four levels of hospice care. Learn how each level meets the specific needs of each unique hospice patient.
What Happens if I Get Better While in Hospice Care?
Choosing hospice doesn't mean the patient is required to be on hospice from that point forward. Learn how and why a patient would leave hospice.
Considering Hospice Care? Download Our Free Hospice Discussion Guide For Families.
When someone is terminally ill, family members and loved ones need to communicate with each other in order to make the best end-of-life care decisions.
To help you start that conversation, we've made this guide, filled with questions, conversation topics and issues that will help your family know what to expect.Download the Guide (PDF)