Hospice FAQs Syracuse NY

Learn more about hospice care from these ferquently asked questions. This information appears courtesy of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO).

Hospice & Palliative Care Associates
(315) 634-1100
990 Seventh North St.
Liverpool, NY
Services
Hospice Care, In-home Care

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Hospice of Central New York
(315) 634-1100
990 7th North St
Liverpool, NY

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Foundation for Hospices in Sub-Saharan Africa (FHSSA)
(315) 634-2139
990 Seventh North Street
Liverpool, NY
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Nursing homes, Hospice

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All Metro Health Care
(607) 758-8776
526 Old Liverpool Rd
Liverpool, NY

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Southern Tier Hospice & Palliative Care
(607) 962-3100
11751 E Corning Rd
Corning, NY

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Hospice & Palliative Care Associates
(315) 634-1100
990 Seventh North St.
Liverpool, NY
Services
Nursing homes, In home, Hospice

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Foundation for Hospices in Sub-Saharan Africa (FHSSA)
(315) 634-2139
990 Seventh North Street
Liverpool, NY
Services
Hospice Care

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Hospice Of Central New York
(315) 634-1100
990 Seventh North Street
Liverpool, NY
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Hospices

HomeCare & Hospice
(716) 372-2106
1225 West State Street
Olean, NY
Services
Nursing homes, In home, Hospice

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HomeCare and Hospice
(716) 492-0604
11634 Rt. 16
Delevan, NY
Services
Hospice Care, In-home Care

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Hospice FAQs

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Editor’s Note: This information appears courtesy of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). It has been adapted for GilbertGuide.com.

When should a decision about entering a hospice program be made—and who should make it?

At any time during a life-limiting illness, it’s appropriate to discuss all of a patient’s care options, including hospice. By law the decision belongs to the patient. Understandably, most people are uncomfortable with the idea of stopping an all-out effort to “beat” their disease. Hospice staff members are highly sensitive to these concerns and are always available to discuss them with the patient, family and physician.

Should I wait for our physician to raise the possibility of hospice or should I raise it first?

The patient and family should feel free to discuss hospice care at any time with their physician, other health care professionals, clergy or friends.

What if our physician doesn’t know about hospice?

Most physicians know about hospice. If your physician wants more information, it is available from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, medical societies, state hospice organizations, local hospices, or the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Helpline at 1-800-658-8898. In addition, physicians and all others can obtain information on hospice from the American Cancer Society, the American Association of Retired Persons, and the Social Security Adm...Click here to read more from Gilbert Guide