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Community Care Hospice

1669 Rombach Ave.
Wilmington, OH 45177
Phone: 937.382.5400
Fax: 937.383.3898

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Ohio's Community Mercy Hospice

1830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503
937.390.9665

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Ohio's Hospice at United Church Homes

Chapel Hill
12200 Strausser St. NW
Canal Fulton, OH 44614
330.264.4899

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Ohio's Hospice at United Church Homes

200 Timberline Dr. #1212
Marietta, OH 45750
740.629.9990

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Ohio's Hospice LifeCare

1900 Akron Rd.
Wooster, OH 44691
330.264.4899

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Ohio's Hospice Loving Care

779 London Ave.
Marysville, OH 43040
937.644.1928

Ohio's Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties

Ohio's Hospice of Butler & Warren Counties

5940 Long Meadow Dr.
Middletown, OH 45005
513.422.0300

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Ohio's Hospice of Dayton

324 Wilmington Ave.
Dayton, OH 45420
937.256.4490
1.800.653.4490

Ohio's Hospice of Central Ohio

Newark

2269 Cherry Valley Rd.
Newark, OH 43055
740.788.1400

Inpatient Care Center

1320 West Main St.
Newark, OH 43055
740.344.0379

Ohio's Hospice of Central Ohio at
The Ohio State University
Wexner Medical Center

410 W 10th Ave - 7th Floor
Columbus, OH 43210
614.685.0001

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Ohio's Hospice of Fayette County

222 N. Oakland Ave.
Washington Court House, OH 43160
740.335.0149

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Ohio's Hospice of Miami County

3230 N. Co. Rd. 25A
Troy, OH 45373
937.335.5191

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Ohio's Hospice of Morrow County

228 South St.
Mount Gilead, OH 43338
419.946.9822

Ohio's Hospice

Ohio's Hospice

Dayton

7575 Paragon Rd.
Dayton, OH 45459
937.256.4490
1.800.653.4490

Cincinnati

11013 Montgomery Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45249
1.800.653.4490

What you need to know about hospice care.

Do you have questions about hospice care?

If so, we’ve collected a few answers to some commonly asked questions about hospice care.

Hospice care is …

but it can be provided in any environment in which a person lives, including a nursing home, assisted living facility or residential care facility, or one of our Hospice Houses or inpatient care centers.

The earlier an individual receives hospice care, the more opportunity there is to stabilize a patient’s medical condition and address other needs. Hospice care focuses on quality of life and making the most of life. Hospice care helps patients experience joy, reminiscence, laughter, reunion and hope.

when implemented early enough in the disease process. Increased survival under hospice care is due to close monitoring, treatment of symptoms, and an interdisciplinary approach to patient care.

, a disease-specific program that customizes each patient’s care. Focused Care services include symptom management for patients with oncology, cardiac and pulmonary diseases.

Women comforting a man with her hand on his shoulder

as long as the patient continues to meet certain requirements. Patients may come on and off hospice care and
re-enroll in hospice care, as needed.

(which includes physicians, nurses, social workers, home health aides, volunteers, chaplains and bereavement counselors) visits patients on a schedule based upon individual need. Care is also available 24 hours a day/7 days a week as needed. Some hospices are able to provide “continuous” or “crisis” care for a limited period of time based on specific patient needs.

but the range of support services offered differ significantly. Like other medical care providers, business models differ. Some programs are community based and not for profit. Other hospices are for profit.

to care, focusing on comfort, dignity and emotional support.

In addition to coverage provided through Medicare and Medicaid, most private insurance plans, HMOs and other managed care organizations include hospice care as a benefit. In addition, through community contributions, memorial donations and foundation gifts, not for profit hospices are able to provide complementary services for patients who lack sufficient payment. Other programs charge patients in accordance with their ability to pay.

The patient has the right to determine when hospice is appropriate and which program suits his or her needs. Before entering a hospice, however, a physician must certify that a patient has been diagnosed with a terminal illness and has a life expectancy of six months or less.

and consider the continuation of the patient-physician relationship to be of the highest priority. The primary physician continues to be an active partner in patient care.

If a patient’s condition improves or the disease goes into remission, he or she can be discharged from hospice care and return to aggressive, curative measures, if so desired. If a discharged patient wants to return to hospice care, Medicare, Medicaid, most private insurance companies, and HMOs will allow readmission.

Medical management can be delivered in the hospice care facility. Once symptoms are under control, the patient can then return to receiving hospice care at home, in an independent care facility, at an assisted living care setting, or at an extended living facility.

Nurse consultation

For more information, call: 888.449.4121

Because we create a personalized plan of care,
care may look a bit different for each patient.

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