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We know there might be a lot of unknowns about the services we offer. We want to make sure you have all the answers you need to make a well-informed, confident decision.

Home Health care refer to a wide range of medical and non-medical services provided at a patient’s home to help them recover from an illness, surgery, or manage chronic conditions.

Typically, individuals who are homebound, under the care of a physician, and in need of intermittent skilled nursing or therapy services might qualify.

Home Health focuses on recovery and rehabilitation, while Hospice is for individuals nearing the end of life and focuses on comfort.

Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance, and out-of-pocket payments are common sources of funding for Home Health. Coverage depends on the insurance policy and the nature of the care needed.

This can include skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language therapy, medical social services, and Home Health aide services.

The frequency of visits depends on the patient’s needs and the care plan established by their physician.

The duration varies based on the patient’s health needs and progress. It can be short-term (following surgery) or long-term for chronic conditions.

In most cases, a physician’s referral is required to start receiving Home Health services.

Care is usually overseen by a registered nurse or therapist in collaboration with the patient’s physician.

Yes, patients typically have the right to choose their Home Health care agency, but it’s essential to ensure they meet all regulatory and licensing requirements.

Reputable home health care providers follow strict protocols to ensure patient safety, including background checks of their staff and continuous training.

Agencies can be evaluated based on accreditation, state licensing, Medicare certification, patient reviews, and outcome and assessment data.

Yes, Home Health providers are required to maintain the confidentiality of patient information, adhering to HIPAA regulations.

Yes, many Home Health agencies offer training for family members to assist with certain aspects of the patient’s care.

If a patient’s needs surpass what Home Health can offer, the provider will usually coordinate with other healthcare services or facilities to ensure continued care.

FAQ: Home Health Services

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FAQ: Hospice Services

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Hospice care focuses on the comfort and quality of life for patients with terminal illnesses, rather than curative treatments.

Patients diagnosed with a terminal illness with a life expectancy of six months or less, if the illness runs its expected course, may qualify.

Hospice care can be provided in various settings, including a patient’s home, a hospice facility, hospitals, nursing homes, and other long-term care facilities.

No, Hospice is for anyone with a life-limiting illness, including heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, lung disease, and many others.

Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurance plans offer Hospice benefits. Additionally, many hospice organizations offer financial assistance or care based on ability to pay.

Services can include medical care, pain management, emotional and spiritual support, counseling, respite care for families, and more.

Hospice professionals are skilled in managing pain and symptoms with medications, therapies, and other methods.

Yes, many Hospice programs encourage patients to maintain their relationship with their personal physicians.

If the patient’s condition stabilizes or improves, they might be discharged from Hospice. However, if they continue to decline, the eligibility can be re-evaluated and extended.

While both focus on comfort and symptom relief, Palliative care can be pursued at any stage of an illness, while Hospice is typically reserved for the final months of life.

Hospice focuses on comfort and quality of life. Curative treatments might be stopped, but some treatments that provide comfort can continue.

No, it means prioritizing comfort and quality of life over aggressive treatments. Many families find that Hospice allows them to enjoy their remaining time with loved ones more fully.

Yes, patients can leave hospice care and return to curative treatments if they wish or if their condition improves.

Typically, a referral from a physician is needed, followed by an assessment from the Hospice Team.

Families are an integral part of the Hospice experience. They are involved in making decisions, providing care, and are also offered support and counseling.

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1101 3rd Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78404

6423 McPherson Ste: 16C
Laredo, TX 78041

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Corpus Christi, TX

1101 3rd Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78404

Laredo, TX

6423 McPherson Ste: 16C
Laredo, TX 78041

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