Commonly Asked Home Hospice Questions and Answers

Hospice care is designed to provide support for any patient who is no longer responding to curative treatment. Hospice care focuses on your comfort and provides a better quality of life, with the goal to enable you to have an alert, pain-free life and live each day as fully as possible.
  • Pain control and symptom management
  • Skilled nursing medications and medical supplies
  • 24/7 on-call nurses
  • Psych and social support
  • Spiritual counseling
  • Bathing/ home health aide services
A patient who is homebound, meaning it is extremely difficult for the individual to leave the home setting. This patient needs to be followed by a medical doctor, and require skilled care on a part-time or intermittent basis to improves, maintain, prevent, or further slow your health condition.
Patients with a terminal illness do not usually have to pay for hospice care. Currently, most hospice patients have their costs covered by Medicare, through the Medicare Hospice Benefit. Please reach out to your local Los Robles Healthcare branch with further questions.
We have agencies placed throughout the southland to service the following California counties: Los Angeles, Orange County, Riverside, San Diego, and Ventura.
The frequency of hospice visits is based on the patient’s needs.
Hospice care focuses on a patient’s comfort and provides a better quality of life, with the goal to enable a patient to have an alert, pain-free life and live each day as fully as possible.
Patients must meet two qualifications for Hospice: Two physicians, the attending physician and the hospice medical director, must certify the patient is terminally ill, with a six-month or less life expectancy if the disease takes its normal course.
Requirements for Medicare to Cover Hospice. Care must be provided by a Medicare-approved hospice provider.

Some of the Many Distinguishing Features of Los Robles Hospice

After Care Program

Our After Care Program helps to offload much of the labor that goes into notifying and applying for benefits after the death of a loved one

Bridge Program

Our Bridge Program consists of care professionals who help to minimize patient family stress and confusion
during challenges or changes in overall wellness for our patients

Clinical Liaisons

Our nurse liaisons helps to bridge the communication and care between facilities and our hospice teams

Continuity of Care

We provide continuum of care services for the full spectrum of life

End of Life Outreach

We are available to meet with care partners to educate family and community members on end of life decline

MD

Our hospice physicians lead our teams in our plight to offer the highest quality of care that we can offer our communities

Stoplight Program

Designed to check in with patients to change gears in care

Transitional Care Program

Our Transitional Care program allows our team to work with community care professionals to best advance the clinical care needs of our shared patients

Triage

24 hour availability for a nurse phone consult or visit if there is a decline in condition

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