If you have questions about hospice, then you are in the right place!


What is hospice?

Hospice is medical care to help someone with a terminal illness live as comfortable for as long as possible, increasing quality of life. It consists of an interdisciplinary team of professionals who address the distress focused on both the dying person and their family.

What are some of the common diagnoses for hospice?

  • Cancer
  • Alzheimer’s/Dementia
  • Cardiac Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Renal Disease
  • Neuromuscular Disease
  • Stroke/Coma

What is the hospice interdisciplinary team?

As a team we provide quality care to the patient and their family. This team includes: Attending Physician, Hospice Medical Director, Registered Nurse, Social Worker, Spiritual Support, Hospice Aide, Supportive Therapy, and Volunteers. Each member plays a significant role in helping the patient and the family during the difficult time.

Is hospice only for the elderly?

No, terminal illness doesn’t discriminate. It can happen at any age. Hospice is for anyone who is diagnosed with a terminal illness and no longer seeking curative treatment.

If I decide to go on hospice, am I allowed to change my mind?

Yes. Patients can revoke Hospice at any time. They may choose curative treatment, or their illness may improve. Later, they can always apply again for Hospice.

Is hospice available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week?

Yes, our staff is available 24/7 by calling our nursing line. (435) 635-1001

Where is hospice provided?

Hospice may be provided in the patients home, a skilled nursing facility, or an independent/assisted living facility.

Have you or your loved one thought about hospice?

If you are wondering if hospice is for you or your loved one click on “Is Hospice the answer?”. This quiz will give you a quick guide to know if you or your loved one might qualify for Hospice.