Differences Between Hospice and Palliative Care New York

With as many as 1.5 million Americans seeking hospice treatment in recent years. As a program designed to facilitate “palliative” care for terminally ill patients and their families—many people wonder, what then is the difference between hospice and palliative care, or are they one in the same?

Local Companies

Cabrini Hospice
(212)995-6213
227 E 19th St
New York, NY
Hospice of the North Country
(518)561-8465
43 Durkee St Ste 200
Plattsburgh, NY
Continuum Hospice Care
212-420-3370
39 Broadway, Suite 200
New York, NY
Mountain Valley Hospice
518-725-4545
108 Steele Avenue
Goversville, NY
Hospice of the Finger Lakes
315-255-2733
1130 Corporate Drive
Auburn, NY
Niagra Hospice, Inc.
716-439-4417
4675 Sunset Drive
Lockport, NY
United Hospice of Rockland
(845)634-4974
11 Stokum Ln
New City, NY
Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties
(845)581-6111
800 Stony Brook Ct
Newburgh, NY
Visiting Nurse Service and Hospice of Suffolk
631-930-9315
505 Main Street
Northport, NY
Good Samaritan Hospice
631-376-3850
190 Motor Parkway, No:1
Hauppauge, NY
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American hospice service started with the Connecticut Hospice in March 1974. Today, there are over 2,884 Medicare-certified hospices, and an additional 200 volunteer hospices in the U.S., with as many as 1.5 million Americans seeking hospice treatment in recent years. As a program designed to facilitate “palliative” care for terminally ill patients and their families—many people wonder, what then is the difference between hospice and palliative care, or are they one in the same? While palliative care addresses patients with life-threatening illnesses, anyone—regardless of life expectancy—can receive this type of care. Hospice, meanwhile, provides for patients who can no longer benefit from regular medical treatment, per a doctor’s determination, and are in the last stages of a terminal illness. Hospice and palliative care share the philosophy of maintaining and managing the patient’s quality of life.

Palliative care programs generally address the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs and expectations of a patient with a life-threatening illness, at any time during that illness, even if life expectancy extends to years. Palliative care does not preclude aggressive treatment of an illness, and provides comfort to patients and their loved ones. Patients receive palliative care from a team of doctors, nurses, social workers and clergy in their home or a hospital, but also in nursing or assisted living facilities. Hospitals, hospi...Click here to read more from Gilbert Guide

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