Hospice care is designed to make patients as comfortable as possible when end of life is near. It is important to discuss and decide which type of hospice care would be best for your loved one. It is encouraged to speak with your loved one about their goals of treatment and you and the patient should both be a part of this conversation from the very beginning. A social worker or member of your medical team can help provide more information if you are interested to learn how hospice care may help your loved one. Options include;
Before choosing hospice care, you may consider finding palliative care to improve your quality of life during or after treatment. Learn more about palliative care here.