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Finding and Assessing Hospices Boone NC

Gilbert Guide provides listings of hospices in your area, along with advice for finding the hospice that will best suit your individual needs. Hospice care can be provided at home or in a facility setting. Once you've narrowed your choices down, it's important that you meet potential hospice providers in person to determine whether they're a good fit for you.

High Country Health Care System Hospice
(828) 265-3926
136 Furman Rd Ste 4
Boone, NC

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High Country Health Care System
(828) 264-9155
400 Shadowline Drive
Boone, NC
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Hospice Care, In-home Care

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Hospice of Watauga County
(828) 265-3926
136 Furman Road
Boone, NC
Services
Hospice Care

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Caldwell County Hospice
(828) 754-0101
902 Kirkwood Street NW
Lenoir, NC
Services
Nursing homes, Hospice

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Burke Palliative Care Center
(828) 879-1601
1729 Enon Road
Valdese, NC
Services
Hospice Care

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Hospice of Watauga County
(828) 265-3926
136 Furman Road
Boone, NC
Services
Nursing homes, Hospice

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High Country Health Care System
(828) 265-3926
136 Furman Road, Suite 4
Boone, NC
Services
Nursing homes, Hospice

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Caldwell Hospice & Palliative Care
(828) 754-0101
902 Kirkwood St NW
Lenoir, NC

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Hospice of Ashe County
(919) 246-6443
PO Box 421
Jefferson, NC
Services
Hospice Care

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Hospice of Ashe County
(919) 246-6443
PO Box 421
Jefferson, NC
Services
Nursing homes, Hospice

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Finding and Assessing Hospices

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Gilbert Guide provides listings of hospices in your area, along with advice for finding the hospice that will best suit your individual needs. Hospice care can be provided at home or in a facility setting. Once you've narrowed your choices down, it's important that you meet potential hospice providers in person to determine whether they're a good fit for you.

Finding a Hospice Most hospice agencies are licensed by the state and many are certified by Medicare. The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) maintains a database of hospice listings throughout the country.

Some people consider Medicare certification to be the basic criteria for assessing an agency's quality of care. However, non-certified hospices can also provide an exceptionally high quality of care. What's most important is that the certification means Medicare Part A will pay for hospice care. Read more detailed information on paying for hospice care.

Assessing a Hospice To assess a hospice's quality of care you'll need to consider multiple factors. Caregivers are a primary consideration in the day-to-day care; however, quality of care is also dependent on management, supervision and protocols. You'll also need to consider how affordable any out-of-pocket expenses will be.

Questions to Ask It's best to phone an agency before planning a visit, so you can spend your time visiting only those caregivers who you think will meet your needs. The following questions should be able to help you get...Click here to read more from Gilbert Guide