Hospice FAQs Concord NC

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

Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County
(704) 935-9434
5005 Hospice Lane
Kannapolis, NC
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Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus
(704) 935-9434
5005 Hospice Ln
Kannapolis, NC

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Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus Co
(704) 935-9434
5003 Hospice Ln
Kannapolis, NC

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Continuum Home Care & Hospice Rowan Cnty
(704) 932-5517
1808 N Cannon Blvd
Kannapolis, NC

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Continuum Home Care & Hospice of Rowan County
(704) 932-5517
1808 North Cannon Blvd
Kannopolis, NC
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Hospice Care

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Hospice & Palliative Care of Cabarrus County
(704) 935-9434
5005 Hospice Lane
Kannapolis, NC
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Nursing homes, Hospice

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Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County
(704) 935-9434
5003 Boy Scout Camp Road
Kannapolis, NC
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Hospice Care

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Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County
(704) 935-9434
5003 Boy Scout Camp Road
Kannapolis, NC
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Nursing homes, Hospice

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Continuum Home Care & Hospice of Rowan County
(704) 932-5517
1808 North Cannon Blvd
Kannopolis, NC
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Nursing homes, Hospice

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Continuum Home Care & Hospice
(704) 549-0807
9200 Glenwater Dr
Charlotte, 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