Hospices

By: Macy and Maddy

Definition

Agency that provides care for terminally ill persons with life expectancy of six months or less. Psychological, spiritual, social and financial counseling are provided for both the patient and the family.

Types of patients treated

Hospices treat people who are terminally ill

Occupations

  • The hospices social worker
  • The hospices medical director
  • The hospices therapist
  • The hospice nurse

Hospices in the area

  • SouthernCare Hospice
  • Hospice Advantage
  • Heartland Home Heath Care
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