Homestead is available and ready to start services for individuals in need of hospice and palliative care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our customer service department takes referrals and care calls 24 hrs. a day, 7 days a week. We can admit patients throughout the weekend and provide personalized hospice and palliative care services.

Our thoughts and prayers are with the front-line heroes fighting COVID-19 and the individuals who are battling the virus.

Hospice Eligibility & Criteria

Eligibility can depend on a specific illness and if the curative plan is no longer affective. Homestead's disease specific programs are designed to alleviate pain and symptoms while providing the comfort care that allows quality time with your loved one. See the quick check list below and specific disease eligibility criteria to determine if your loved one qualifies for hospice.

Quick Check List

Time to consider hospice if your family member has expereinced one or more of the following:

  • Diagnosis of a terminal illness with a prognosis of six months or less
  • No plans for further aggressive or curative treatments
  • Frequent trips to the hospital/emergency room
  • Loss of weight
  • Frequent falls
  • Rapid decline of health
  • Deteriorating cognitive/mental abilities
  • Incontinence of bowl or bladder
  • Frequent or recurrent infections
  • Two or more life-threatening conditions