A Look at Hospice Care

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Hospice programs provide compassionate end-of-life care to individuals who have a life expectancy of six months or less. Individuals receiving this type of home health care in Memphis can receive a variety of palliative services, which are intended to improve comfort and quality of life. Despite the prevalence of hospice programs throughout the country, many people have misconceptions about them.

To learn the truth behind some common misconceptions, watch this interview with a hospice professional. He explains the philosophy of care and where care services are typically provided. He discusses some of the individuals who may benefit from hospice care and the types of professionals who work with hospice patients.