At Treacy Villa, Hospice Care can have many variations. The continuum of treatment can last for months or days. When the physician orders hospice, the usual definition is, there is an illness which seems incurable. The patient should be as comfortable as possible and as pain free as possible. That’s what many believe…but Hospice Care can be much broader and spans from Palliative Care all the way to family loss support.
Hospice Care usually includes:
The choice, however, could be that the family and/or the patient want to continue with curative measures. Sometimes it’s not possible to overcome serious illness at home or the hospital due to financial structure. Treacy Villa’s excellent care team is a cost saving alternative to oversee doctors’ orders and still retains the feeling of home.