Circle of Life Hospice, Inc. is in the fullest sense of the word, a return home. For our patients, we provide a source of comfort and relief from pain and suffering. For caregivers, we offer a helping hand to ease their daily responsibilities. For families and friends, we provide many services to assist them in their journey with their loved one so they may share in the memories of a lifetime with the patient.
Circle of Life Hospice, Inc. is known for its love, compassion, honor and commitment to easing a patient and family through one of life's most difficult transitions. We offer compassionate family-centered care. We provide care in the patient's private residence, a nursing home, and/or an assisted living facility. Home care is the focal element of our program. Circle of Life Hospice, Inc. encourages families and friends to actively participate in the care of the patient.
- Physician Services
- Nursing Services
- Hospice Aides
- Spiritual Counselors
- Bereavement Counselors
- Social Workers
- Music Therapy
Our experienced team develops an individualized plan of care for each patient. We also provide Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists and other services as needed based on the patients plan of care.
Circle of Life Hospice, Inc. will also provide medications related to the patient's terminal illness, all medications that may provide comfort or symptom control, durable medical equipment, medical supplies along with respite care and/or inpatient care to one of our contracted facilities.
WHO PAYS FOR HOSPICE
Hospice services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance companies.
PATIENT REFERRALS AND ADMISSIONS
A Hospice Referral can come from a variety of sources:
- Physicians or Physician's Designee
- Nursing Home Staff
- Assisted Living Facility Staff
- Discharge Planners and Social Workers
- Family, Friends and/or Community Referrals
The patient's Attending Physician and/or our Hospice Medical Director must sign an order for a patient to be admitted to hospice. The patient must have a terminal diagnosis with six months or less to live, if the disease runs its normal course. A patient may receive hospice services longer than 6 months as long as their condition continues to decline.