Hospice care is a holistic approach to end-of-life care that focuses on the patient’s comfort and well-being.
The specific services that are provided will vary depending on the patient’s needs, but they may include:
- Pain management
- Symptom management
- Emotional and spiritual support
- Practical support, such as help with bathing, dressing, and meal preparation
- Bereavement support for family and friends
Hospice care can be provided in a variety of settings, including the patient’s home, a nursing home, or a hospice facility.