Contact : 866-478-7898

When to consider Hospice

Most patients and families wish that they would have started Hospice earlier in order to provide a better quality of life as well as being able to utilize supportive services. Common indicators, symptoms and diagnoses include but are not limited to:

Common Indicators:

  • When treatments are no longer effective
  • Unexpected weight change or loss of appetite
  • Pain or other symptoms are difficult to manage
  • Infections and/or wounds that are not improving
  • Caregivers and Families are feeling overwhelmed

Common Diagnoses:

  • Heart Disease
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lung Disease
  • Liver Disease
  • Neurological Disease
  • AIDS
  • Stroke/Coma
  • Debility/Decline

Call us toll free at 1-866-478-7898 to learn more about Three Rivers Hospice. Our offices are open 24x7 and our Nurses will be available to speak with you regarding any questions that you might have.