Hospice FAQs Lincoln NE

Learn more about hospice care from these ferquently asked questions. This information appears courtesy of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO).

Hospice of Tabitha
(402) 483-7671
4720 Randolph Street
Lincoln, NE
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Hospice Care

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St. Elizabeth Home Health and Hospice Services
(402) 219-7043
555 South 70th Street
Lincoln, NE
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Hospice Care, In-home Care

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St. Elizabeth Home Health and Hospice Services
(402) 219-7043
555 South 70th Street
Lincoln, NE
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Nursing homes, In home, Hospice

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Horisun Hospice, Inc.
(402) 484-6444
3883 Normal Boulevard, Suite 108
Lincoln, NE
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Hospice Care

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Aseracare Hospice
(402) 488-1363
1600 S 70th St Ste 201
Lincoln, NE

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Hospice of Tabitha
(402) 486-8506
4720 Randolph St
Lincoln, NE

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Saint Elizabeth Hospice
(402) 219-7043
245 S 84th Ste 111
Lincoln, NE

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Hospice of Tabitha
(402) 483-7671
4720 Randolph Street
Lincoln, NE
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Nursing homes, Hospice

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Horisun Hospice, Inc.
(402) 484-6444
3883 Normal Boulevard, Suite 108
Lincoln, NE
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Nursing homes, Hospice

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AseraCare Hospice
(800) 826-3841
1600 South 70th Street, Suite 201
Lincoln, PA
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Hospice Care, In-home Care

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Hospice FAQs

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Editor’s Note: This information appears courtesy of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). It has been adapted for GilbertGuide.com.

When should a decision about entering a hospice program be made—and who should make it?

At any time during a life-limiting illness, it’s appropriate to discuss all of a patient’s care options, including hospice. By law the decision belongs to the patient. Understandably, most people are uncomfortable with the idea of stopping an all-out effort to “beat” their disease. Hospice staff members are highly sensitive to these concerns and are always available to discuss them with the patient, family and physician.

Should I wait for our physician to raise the possibility of hospice or should I raise it first?

The patient and family should feel free to discuss hospice care at any time with their physician, other health care professionals, clergy or friends.

What if our physician doesn’t know about hospice?

Most physicians know about hospice. If your physician wants more information, it is available from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, medical societies, state hospice organizations, local hospices, or the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Helpline at 1-800-658-8898. In addition, physicians and all others can obtain information on hospice from the American Cancer Society, the American Association of Retired Persons, and the Social Security Adm...Click here to read more from Gilbert Guide