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Hospice Myths & Facts

Some Common Hospice Myths Debunked

Hospice services come with a number of myths which are not always accurate. As responsible health care professionals, we'll try to debunk some common hospice myths with proper facts. Get in touch with us today to get the best possible patient care!

What's True and What's Not

Check out the common hospice myths and see how we have confuted them with cold facts. Knowing these can change your perception towards hospice care. It can help you understand how useful hospice care is for not only the terminally ill patients but also people close to them.

MYTH: Hospice speeds up the dying process.
TRUTH: Our primary aim is to alleviate the pain and discomfort of a terminally ill patient. But, we also try our best to ensure that their health, in general, stays stable. We believe that death is a natural phenomenon and try our best to make it easier for the patients and their families to accept the truth and find peace.

MYTH: You can't receive hospice care at home.
TRUTH: Our care is available at any place of your choice. It could be your home or a hospital where the patient is admitted. Hospice is not a place but a service.

MYTH: Hospice is only for cancer patients.
TRUTH: Hospice care is available for any terminally ill patient. If you have been diagnosed with a life-limiting health condition, we'll take charge and try to make your life as comfortable and painless as possible. We care for patients diagnosed with different kinds of conditions, including those with incurable heart conditions, liver conditions, Alzheimer's, cancer, and more.

MYTH: You have to give up your doctor to be on hospice.
TRUTH: The hospice team works in collaboration and conjunction with physicians, and if applicable, nursing home staff. We won't

MYTH: Everyone, who goes on hospice, dies.
TRUTH: There have been instances when even terminally ill patients have recovered after hospice care and have returned to their normal lives. We always try to provide the best possible care and treatment. Nothing is impossible. FREE consultations are available. Call 580-332-8009 We employ experienced, trained, and caring professionals. Get in touch with us today!