We care for all eligible patients. Hospice provides non-curative treatment and comfort to people with a life expectancy of six months or less, according to a physician’s judgment. We provide aggressive pain and symptom management, emotional and spiritual support, and quality of life, supporting both the patient and the entire family.
Our Services Include:
- Medications for symptom management and pain relief related to the hospice diagnosis
- Medical equipment and supplies related to the hospice diagnosis
- Physician services
- Pain and symptom management
- Nursing care
- Home health aide
- Social worker services
- Spiritual care and support
- Physical, occupational and speech therapy
- Grief, bereavement and nutritional counseling
- Short-term general inpatient care and respite care
Considering next steps when faced with a serious illness can be challenging, and even overwhelming. Learning earlier about hospice services that may be right for you or your loved one can help you better understand the options available.
A serious illness can be overwhelming for the entire family -
but that's where hospice can help.
Accucare Cremation is the number one cremation service in San Diego county with offices in Carlsbad, San Diego and Orange County. Cadence Hospice families are given a special price when they call (800) 323-1342 and ask for the "Hospice Price" You may also download all the forms online
The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States.
This organization provides information and support to patients and families facing life-threatening illnesses. With an extensive archive of articles on topics related to end-of-life care, for caregivers, family members and patients, this site is an invaluable resource.
The mission of the Administration is to develop a comprehensive, coordinated and cost-effective system of home and community-based services that helps elderly individuals maintain their health and independence in their homes and communities.
IAHPC uses different programs and resources to achieve change and improve the lives of millions of patients diagnosed with far advanced diseases around the world, especially in developing countries in Africa, Eastern Europe, Asia and Latin America.
An excellent overview of the many facets of hospice, including articles on making the hospice decision, arranging and receiving care, as well as links to other resources.
A comprehensive, innovative on-line service for hospice programs that offers staff orientation programs, annual in-services, volunteer training and specialized learning modules addressing the education needs of hospice programs of all sizes.
Everything you need to know about Medicare eligibility and benefits is here. Create an account for access to online tools to manage your Medicare coverage. Their Medicare-related caregiver resources are invaluable.