Understanding Hospice Care 

Are you a caregiver for a patient, friend or loved one? When is the right time to refer to hospice care? Understanding Hospice Care is so crucial for those who are receiving home care assistance or have loved ones receiving home care services. As a caregiver or personal care attendant, you most certainly have heard about Hospice Care. Most patients and loved ones automatically assume once you start Hospice Care, you are at the point of no return for a healthy recovery and this creates a negative outlook. After several interactions with patients and the use of these services, we were encouraged and enthusiastic to share the importance and benefits of Home Hospice Care. Although your patients health may not be rapidly declining, you might be surprised as to how Hospice Care in Las Vegas can truly benefit them. 

What is Hospice Care at Home? 

Where is Hospice Care Provided?

At Home 

Hospice care can be provided in the comfort of your own home. Many patients choose to remain at home, as this option allows for family members to routinely check-in with their loved ones. 

Heroes Caregiving works with several Hospice Care provider in Las Vegas, Henderson and Boulder City. Our caregivers are trained and well versed on providing personal care assistance to those receiving hospice care. 

Schedule a free consultation with our home care experts to learn how Heroes Caregiving Caregivers can assist you today

 Facility

Hospice Care can also be provided at a facility, such as, a hospital, nursing home, or a hospice center in Las Vegas. 

Heroes Caregiving has a great relationship with Hospice Care providers in Las Vegas, Henderson and Boulder City. Our collaborative efforts provides our patients and their families with a streamlined and effortless process. Heroes Caregiving caregivers will establish a plan of care with the nurse and/or case manager of the Hospice Care. Our caregivers will assist your loved ones with personal care assistance and light housekeeping. If you or your loved one decide to receive Hospice Care in a living facility in Las Vegas, our caregivers will also assist you. 

What is Palliative Care?

Palliative care is designed to provide medical care for those living with a serious illness, such as cancer or heart failure. This type of care is intended to cure the illness, while focusing on the quality of life for the patient and their loved ones.

Heroes Caregiving In-Home Hospice Care Assistance

Heroes Caregiving is a trusted caregiving agency serving Las Vegas, Henderson and Boulder City Patients. Our compassionate caregivers receive specialized training on Hospice Care and Palliative Care. 

If you or your loved one is looking to receive Hospice Care in Las Vegas, we encourage you to contact our staff to assist with providing a qualified caregiver to offset the daily chores and light housekeeping responsibilites. 

Hospice care in Las Vegas

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can be treated for Palliative Care & Hospice Care?

Palliative Care

Anyone with a serious illness

Hospice Care

Any patient who has a serious illness, in which the doctors believe has only a short time to live. Often this is time frame is 6 months to 1 year. 

Will my symptoms be relieved?

Palliative Care

The medical staff will do their best to relieve the symptoms as best as possible

Hospice Care

The medical staff will do their best to relieve the symptoms as best as possible

Can I continue to receive treatments to cure my illness?

Palliative Care

The medical staff will provide treatments to cure your illness, if desired by the patient

Hospice Care

The medical staff will not provide treatments to cure the illness, but will provide symptom relief

Does Medicare Pay for Hospice Care & Palliative Care?

Palliative Care

It depends on the plan in which you elect through Medicare. 

Hospice Care

Medicare pays for some hospice care.