Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing Hospice Care

When your loved one is at the point of needing hospice services, choosing the right program is imperative. While it is vital to know the qualities to look for, it is equally important to know the mistakes to avoid during your search. These include: Information can be found here.

Not Researching

One of the most common mistakes people make is choosing the first hospice agency they come across, assuming it’s the only option. Instead, it is vital to ask for referrals and interview at least three to five hospice providers to assess what feels best for you and your loved one. A little bit of research will help you choose a hospice care program based on the staff members’ skills, background, and attitudes towards their responsibilities. See here for information about Factors That Define a Good Hospice Care Program.

Not Understanding the Services Offered by a Hospice Provider

It is best if you take the time to research a hospice provider thoroughly to get as much information as possible. You need to learn about their purpose and services. A good hospice provider will be equipped to customize a care plan for your loved ones to ensure they have the best experience possible.

 Before signing up for hospice care, you should ensure that you’re working with the right provider. By avoiding these mistakes, you can rest assured that your loved one will receive the best care from the hospice team.

About SilverStone Hospice

SilverStone Hospice

SilverStone Hospice provides choice-centered care during a time when curative measures no longer add quality of life. Services include routine home care, on-call nursing support, respite care for family and caregivers, and bereavement support. Accessible to patients and their families 24 hours a day, each dedicated interdisciplinary patient team includes physician support, registered nurse support, nurse’s aide visits, social work, chaplain, and volunteer support. Serving the Collin, Dallas, Denton, and Tarrant counties, SilverStone Hospice brings clinical, financial, emotional, and spiritual support during times of uncertainty. SilverStone Hospice is licensed by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services and certified to participate in Medicare and Medicaid programs; as well as private insurance. For more information, please call 214 954 7285 or visit SilverStone Hospice 


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