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Finding and Assessing Hospices Frederick MD

Gilbert Guide provides listings of hospices in your area, along with advice for finding the hospice that will best suit your individual needs. Hospice care can be provided at home or in a facility setting. Once you've narrowed your choices down, it's important that you meet potential hospice providers in person to determine whether they're a good fit for you.

Hospice of Frederick County A div. of Fred. Mem. Hospital
(301) 694-6444
PO Box 1799
Frederick, MD
Services
Hospice Care

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Hospice of Frederick County A div. of Fred. Mem. Hospital
(301) 694-6444
PO Box 1799
Frederick, MD
Services
Nursing homes, Hospice

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Hospice of Northern Virginia
(703) 777-7866
209 Gibson Street NW
Leesburg, VA
Services
Nursing homes, Hospice

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Hospice of Northern Virginia
(703) 777-7866
209 Gibson Street NW
Leesburg, VA
Services
Hospice Care

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Frederick Memorial Hosp Hm Hlt Hospice
(301) 698-3415
400 W 7th Street
Frederick, MD
Specialty
Hospices

Hospice of Frederick County
(301) 698-3030
516 Trail Ave
Frederick, MD

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Capital Hospice
(703) 777-7866
209 Gibson Street, NW
Leesburg, VA
Services
Hospice Care

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Capital Hospice
(703) 777-7866
209 Gibson Street, NW
Leesburg, VA
Services
Nursing homes, Hospice

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Capital Hospice
(703) 777-7866
209 Gibson St NW Ste 202
Leesburg, VA

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Right At Home
(301) 696-1122
1890 N Market St
Frederick, MD

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Finding and Assessing Hospices

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Gilbert Guide provides listings of hospices in your area, along with advice for finding the hospice that will best suit your individual needs. Hospice care can be provided at home or in a facility setting. Once you've narrowed your choices down, it's important that you meet potential hospice providers in person to determine whether they're a good fit for you.

Finding a Hospice Most hospice agencies are licensed by the state and many are certified by Medicare. The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) maintains a database of hospice listings throughout the country.

Some people consider Medicare certification to be the basic criteria for assessing an agency's quality of care. However, non-certified hospices can also provide an exceptionally high quality of care. What's most important is that the certification means Medicare Part A will pay for hospice care. Read more detailed information on paying for hospice care.

Assessing a Hospice To assess a hospice's quality of care you'll need to consider multiple factors. Caregivers are a primary consideration in the day-to-day care; however, quality of care is also dependent on management, supervision and protocols. You'll also need to consider how affordable any out-of-pocket expenses will be.

Questions to Ask It's best to phone an agency before planning a visit, so you can spend your time visiting only those caregivers who you think will meet your needs. The following questions should be able to help you get...Click here to read more from Gilbert Guide