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Hospice FAQs Omaha NE

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

Brighton Gardens of Omaha
(402) 393-7313
9220 Western Ave
Omaha, NE
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Nursing homes, Assisted Living, Hospice

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Methodist Home Health and Hospice
(402) 354-3200
8601 West Dodge Road
Omaha, NE
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Nursing homes, Hospice

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Alegent Health at Home
(402) 898-8000
7070 Spring Street
Omaha, NE
Services
Hospice Care, In-home Care

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Pacific Springs Home Health and Hospice
(402) 397-9990
444 Regency Parkway Drive
Omaha, NE
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Hospice Care

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Alegent Health at Home
(402) 898-8000
7070 Spring Street
Omaha, NE
Services
Nursing homes, In home, Hospice

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Methodist Home Health Hospice
(402) 354-3200
8601 W Dodge Rd Ste 138
Omaha, NE

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Brighton Gardens of Omaha
(402) 393-7313
9220 Western Ave
Omaha, NE
Services
Assisted Living Facility, Nursing Home Services, Hospice Care

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St. Joseph Villa Homecare and Hospice
(402) 345-3333
1000 North 90th Street
Omaha, NE
Services
Nursing homes, Hospice

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Pacific Springs Home Health and Hospice
(402) 397-9990
444 Regency Parkway Drive
Omaha, NE
Services
Nursing homes, Hospice

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St. Joseph Villa Homecare and Hospice
(402) 345-3333
1000 North 90th Street
Omaha, NE
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Hospice 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