What services are offered by Bridgeway Hospice?

NOW, is the best time to learn about Bridgeway Hospice services and discuss end of life wishes with your healthcare provider and family before a crisis develops. Educating yourself now will help you know when to ask your healthcare provider about hospice services.

How do I know if I qualify?

When to begin hospice services depends on each individual. If you or your loved one have been diagnosed with a life limiting illness, hospice can be a wonderful option.

The following may be signs demonstrating it’s the right time to ask your healthcare provider about hospice care:

1. Decision is made to not seek curative or aggressive treatment
2. Decreased functional ability, meaning needing more assistance with daily activities like bathing, dressing and meal preparation
3. Increase in pain, nausea, breathing distress or other decline
4. Increased emergency room visits or hospitalizations
5. Weight loss
6. Recurrent infections

The services each patient and their family receive and the frequency in which they receive them are customized based totally on the needs of the patient and family.