Term Hospice Care Referrals
Code LH-2600.3000
Definition Programs that link people who are terminally ill with programs that provide supportive services during the final stages of their illness. Hospice care may be provided at home, in a freestanding hospice facility, a hospice unit of a hospital or in long-term care facilities such as nursing homes. Services may include medical care, pain and symptom management, home nurse visitation, case management, emotional and spiritual support, and bereavement services for the patient and members of the family.
Created 2/20/08
Changed 1/11/10
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See Also References Home Care/Hospice Associations (TN-2900)
Hospice Care (LT-3000)
Hospice Care Volunteer Opportunities (PX-3000.3000)
Medical Assistance in Dying (LT-1750.4585)
Palliative Care (LT-6650)
Pastoral Care (LH-6300.6400)
Terminal Illness Counseling (RP-1400.8000-850)
Terminal Illness Support Groups (PN-8100.8600)
External Classification Terms Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (USA HC-300)
Health Support (NTE E60)
Patient & Family Support (NPC E08)
Patient & Family Support (NTE E86)
Related Concepts Death and Dying
Facet Service
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