In a hospital intensive care unit.
In a hospice unit.
At home with family and friends present.
In a nursing facility.
Less than 10%
Between 75 and 80%
Less than 10%.
In the hospital.
In a nursing home.
At a hospice unit.
If the patient is alive after 6 months, he/she cannot have more hospice care.
It is only for people with cancer.
If a patient is eligible for hospice, he/she can continue to get hospice services even if longer than 6 months.
It is only for people over age 65 years old.
Patients must agree not to be resuscitated (i.e. DNR) to be admitted.
Patients must be eligible for hospice services based on their disease but may not die for many months.
Most care takes place at the patient’s primary residence.
Patients are eligible for respite care to give caregivers a break.