Level of Care

Hospice Level of Care

 

  • Routine Level of Care: Hospice care service will be delivered at home/SNF/ALF. Patient’s symptoms is managed, hospice care team will visit the patient routinely (RN every 14 days, LVN twice a week, CHHA Twice a week, MD MSW, and Chaplain 1x/month and when necessary.

  • General In-Patient Level of Care: This level of care is for patients that have uncontrolled symptoms. Delivery of care is in a skilled nursing facility. Facility should have a 24 Hour Registered Nurse. ¬†Hospice licensed nurses will visit the patient on a daily basis until symptoms are managed.

  • Continuous Home Care: Continuous home care may be provided only during a period of crisis in a home setting. Licensed nurses will provide a minimum of 8 hours of care during a 24 hour day. Period of crisis may consist of symptom management, family support and care giving issues.

  • Respite Care: If the usual caregiver (like a family member) needs a rest, we can provide inpatient respite care in a Medicare-approved facility (like a hospice inpatient facility, hospital, or nursing home). Hospice provider will arrange, patient can stay up to 5 days.