Myth: Hospice care can only be provided at home.
Reality: Hospice care can be provided wherever the patient resides, even in a nursing home, assisted living facility, or adult family home.
Myth: Hospice is only provided in the last days of a person’s life.
Reality: Hospice is for people with a life limiting illness who have approximately six months of life remaining.
Myth: Hospice gives all patients strong mor phone and makes them unable to interact with loved ones.
Reality: Hospice provides pain management in various ways to patients in need. Hospice works with the patient and family to find the best solution possible.