Does My Loved One Qualify for Care?

Hospice services are 100% covered by Medicare and most private insurances. If your loved one is experiencing any of the following signs or symptoms, it may be time to call and see if they qualify for additional care.

Find out if your loved one might qualify for hospice care.
  • Uncontrolled or increased pain
  • Frequent infections
  • Frequent visits to the doctor's office or hospital
  • Shortness of breath
  • Needs oxygen
  • Increased confusion
  • Uncontrolled nausea/vomiting or diarrhea
  • Frequent falls
  • Losing weight and/or interest in food
  • Difficulty swallowing and/or choking on food
  • Increased weakness and sleeping
  • Requires more assistance with daily care
  • Has a life limiting illness such as heart, pulmonary, kidney or liver disease, or cancer
  • Has chronic health conditions such as diabetes, dementia, Parkinson's disease, or stroke

Hospice can help to manage the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the patient and family or caregivers and includes routine visits to your home or facility by a physician, Registered Nurse, Certified Nursing Assistant, social worker, chaplain, bereavement coordinator, and volunteers.

Hospice also provides medical equipment as well as incontinent supplies and medications to keep your loved one or patient comfortable.

Soulistic Hospice is a nonprofit organization and strives to provide quality hospice care regardless of ability to pay. Please call us at (520) 398-2333 for more information or if you would like a nurse to evaluate you or your loved one.