The Hospice Philosophy
Hospice focuses on living life to the fullest while experiencing a terminal illness. Hospice is a holistic approach to end-of-life care, focusing on the quality of life and offering physical, emotional, and spiritual comfort.
The hospice goal is to help the patient and family members come to terms with death as a natural part of life. The hospice team of nurses, aides, and other professionals involve the patient and family members in making decisions about their care.
Hospice neither prolongs life nor hastens death. Since cure is no longer the goal, hospice focuses on the quality of life and a dignified death.