St. Croix Hospice
Hospice Out of State
St. Croix Hospice - West Salem, WI
1540 Heritage Blvd, Ste 201A, West Salem, WI, 54669
Distance: 926 Miles
A hospice is a health provider that provides physical, emotional, and/or spiritual support to people who are terminally ill (cannot be cured and the person is expected to die as a result of the illness) and their families. The core services provided are nursing care, physician services, counseling services, and social work services.
A hospice may be an agency or part of a larger organization. The care may be provided in a health care facility or as home care. Hospice home care may be continuous, or short term respite care (offering a break to the caregiver)
Houston and Winona counties
Other Services or resources
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LT-3000Hospice Care Definition
Programs that provide a full range of supportive services for terminally ill individuals who are in the final stages of their illnesses and for their families. Services may include medical care, pain and symptom management, home nurse visitation, case management, emotional and spiritual support, and bereavement services for the patient and members of the family. Hospice care may be provided at home, in a freestanding hospice facility, a hospice unit of a hospital or in long-term care facilities such as nursing homes. In order to qualify for Medicaid or Medicare reimbursement, an individual must have a life threatening illness and must be certified by their physician to have entered the last six months of life.