What if I can’t stay at home?

What happens if I cannot stay at home due to my increasing care need and require a different place to stay during my final phase of life?

A growing number of hospice programs have their own hospice facilities or have arrangements with freestanding hospice houses, hospitals or inpatient residential centers to care for patients who cannot stay where they usually live. These patients may require a different place to live during this phase of their life when they need extra care. However, care in these settings is not covered under the Medicare or Medicaid Hospice Benefit. It is best to find out, well before hospice may be needed, if insurance or any other payer covers this type of care or if patients/families will be responsible for payment.

At Hospice of Southwest Ohio we offer a variety of hospice care options based on your individual needs. From in-home primary care to palliative care services, you can be confident the team as Hospice of Southwest Ohio will take great care of your loved one.

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