Who Can Benefit from
Hospice Services?
Patients who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting condition, with a prognosis of 6 months or less, should the disease follow its natural course.

Patients in times where curative measures are no longer effective or desired by the patient.

The families and caregivers of these patients.
Hospice family in Richlands VA
Hospice care benefits patients with a number of different diagnoses such as:
  • Cancer
  • End-Stage Cardiovascular Disease
  • Stroke
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Parkinson's
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Liver Disease
  • End-Stage Alzheimer's Disease
  • End-Stage Dementia
  • AIDS
  • Debility
  • ALS
Patients suffering recent deterioration, frequent emergency room visits and/or hospitalizations, or discontinuing aggressive treatment may also be eligible for hospice care.
Hospice Nurse and Patient in Richlands VA