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What does hospice offer?

In addition to offering management of pain and other physical symptoms, hospice offers:

  • Grief and bereavement support for loved ones after the patient dies
  • Physical, occupational, or other types of therapy as needed to relieve symptoms
  • Spiritual and psycho-social counseling (e.g., music therapy) for the patient and their [caregivers and] loved ones
  • Medical equipment and supplies (e.g., hospital bed)
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Nursing and home health aide assistance
  • Pain management including the needed medications

Other services may also be available as needed.

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