Hospice Care Eligibility

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Pinnacle Hospice Care can accept referrals from primary doctors, any healthcare professionals, or even family members like you.

Who is eligible for Hospice Care?

In order to be admitted into hospice, patients must meet the following criteria:

  • The patient has a serious, life-limiting or terminal illness
  • The burdens of aggressive curative treatment have started to outweigh the benefit of such treatment
  • The patient and family have decided that their goal is to maximize comfort and the quality of life
  • The patient’s primary care physician has suggested hospice and agreed to write an order for evaluation for admission to the hospice chosen by the family.