National Hospice And Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)
Directory of Professionals
1731 King St, Alexandria, VA, 22314-2720
Distance: 258 Miles
Maintains a list or lookup of resources to help you find professionals who have specialized service offerings
Use this search tool to find hospice and palliative care providers.
|Toll Free - Hospice Infoline||(800) 658-8898|
|Toll Free - Solutions Center||(800) 646-6460|
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LH-2600.3000Hospice Care Referrals Definition
Programs that link people who are terminally ill with programs that provide supportive services during the final stages of their illness. Hospice care may be provided at home, in a freestanding hospice facility, a hospice unit of a hospital or in long-term care facilities such as nursing homes. Services may include medical care, pain and symptom management, home nurse visitation, case management, emotional and spiritual support, and bereavement services for the patient and members of the family.
YF-3000.6300People With Chronic Illnesses Definition
Individuals who have serious medical conditions that have persisted over a long period of time or are subject to frequent recurrences, are treatable but rarely cured completely and require persistent self-management behaviors. Chronic illnesses may be life-long in duration and/or progressive in nature; and many are marked by sudden flare-ups that can be caused by stress or other factors. Medicine and other treatments can often help people with chronic illness lead a normal life, although many require long-term care.