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Finding and Assessing Hospices Hagerstown 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 Washington County
(301) 791-6360
747 Northern Ave
Hagerstown, MD

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Hospice of Washington County, Inc.
(301) 791-6360
747 Northern Avenue
Hagerstown, MD
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Nursing homes, Hospice

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

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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 Panhandle
(304) 264-0406
122 Waverly Court
Martinsburg, WV
Specialty
Hospices

Hospice of Washington County, Inc.
(301) 791-6360
747 Northern Avenue
Hagerstown, 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
Hospice Care

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Hospice of the Panhandle
(304) 264-0406
122 Waverly Ct
Martinsburg, WV

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Hospice Of Washington Cnty Inc
(301) 733-9471
101 East Baltimore St
Hagerstown, MD
Specialty
Hospices

Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home
(717) 597-2511
521 South Washington Street
Greencastle, PA
 
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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