Here are some important facts about hospice that people don't know. This may be keeping people from getting the best care possible, when they need it most.
Some people have the wrong idea about hospice care. They think that hospice is only about dying and that hospice is the place you go when there's nothing more to be done. Nothing could be further from the truth. Hospice helps people with a life-limiting illness focus on living as fully as possible for as long as possible.
Compass Hospice Palliative Care is working to help people understand that hospice brings comfort, dignity and peace to people facing a terminal illness. Hospice provides support and care for the family caregivers, too.
Compass Hospice of East Texas