Hospice FAQs Asheville NC

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

CarePartners Hospice & Palliative Care
(828) 255-0231
21 Belvedere Rd
Asheville, NC

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Carepartners Hospice & Palliative Care Services
(828) 255-0231
21 Belvedere Road
Asheville, NC
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Nursing homes, Hospice

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Community CarePartners Mountain Area Hospice
(828) 255-0231
PO Box 5779
Asheville, NC
Services
Hospice Care, In-home Care

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Britthaven of Henderson
(252) 492-7021
1245 Park Avenue
Henderson, NC
Services
Nursing homes, Hospice

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Four Seasons Hospice
(828) 692-6178
1825 Asheville Highway
Hendersonville, NC
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Hospices

Carepartners Hospice & Palliative Care Services
(828) 255-0231
21 Belvedere Road
Asheville, NC
Services
Hospice Care

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Community CarePartners Mountain Area Hospice
(828) 255-0231
PO Box 5779
Asheville, NC
Services
Nursing homes, In home, Hospice

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Mountain Area Hospice
(866) 963-0022
84 Bryant Road
Swannanoa, NC
Services
Nursing homes, Hospice

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Mountain Area Hospice Inc
(828) 255-0231
75 Zillicoa Street
Asheville, NC
Specialty
Hospices

Hospice of Stokes County
(336) 593-5309
1570 NC 8 & 89 Hwy N
Danbury, NC

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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