Understanding the Hospice Admission Process
There are so many things to understand when it comes to hospice care and choosing the right hospice facility that best fits you. The Hospice admission process can look a bit overwhelming at first, but once the process is over with your loved one will have a good end of life experience.
Learn more about the hospice admission process to be better be informed.
Information regarding hospice in Houston
It is important to be well informed of the requirements a hospice care facility has. There are many things to learn about hospice and what to expect before emitting your loved one.
In order to be in a hospice facility, the patient must have 6 months or less of life expectancy.
Usually, your healthcare provider will discharge you to a hospice care facility.
Hospice Admission process in Houston
The admissions process consists of the admissions department contacting the patient’s physician to get a yes from them in order to proceed in qualifications.
After that the patients will be asked to sign a consent form for hospice services being offered. This is to ensure that the patients fully understand what the hospice facility treatments are as well as the services.
After that, if the physician and hospice facility approve the patient, then they will make a further appointment with the patient and family to get to know them.
How to prepare for hospice care facility
After being emitted and approved, it is important to have all your records ready to give to your hospice facility. All this information should be:
-listing of medical equipment needed
-other important medical documents
What happens after being approved
Once everything is confirmed and processed the hospice care will begin. The patients will get to know all their nurses, social workers, chaplains and more. Everyone will have a unique plan for their needs. Patients will get all the support they need for physical and emotional.
To learn more about how admission works for our hospice facility, don’t hesitate in reaching out to us at your preferred time.
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