Hospice FAQs Annapolis MD

Learn more about hospice care from these ferquently asked questions. This information appears courtesy of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO).

Hospice of the Chesapeake
(410) 987-2003
445 Defense Highway
Annapolis, MD
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Hospice Care

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Hospice of the Chesapeake
(410) 987-2003
445 Defense Highway
Annapolis, MD
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Nursing homes, Hospice

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Capital Hospice
(301) 883-0866
9200 Basil Ct Ste 200
Largo, MD

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Capital Hospice
(301) 572-2489
9200 Basil Court, Suite 200
Upper Marlboro, MD
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Nursing homes, Hospice

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Arundel Genl Hosp
(301) 684-9510
Franklin And Cathedral Streets
Annapolis, MD
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Hospices

Hospice of the Chesapeake
(410) 987-2003
445 Defense Hwy
Annapolis, MD

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Anne Arundel Home Health & Hospice
(866) 491-2493
3168 Braverton Street
Edgewater, MD
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Nursing homes, In home, Hospice

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Capital Hospice
(301) 572-2489
9200 Basil Court, Suite 200
Upper Marlboro, MD
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Hospice Care

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Evercare Hospice & Palliative Care
(410) 379-3599
6095 Marsha Lee Dr
Elkridge, MD

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John Hopkins Home Hospice
(410) 631-7979
2400 Broening Highway
Baltimore, MD
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Hospices

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Hospice FAQs

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Editor’s Note: This information appears courtesy of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). It has been adapted for GilbertGuide.com.

When should a decision about entering a hospice program be made—and who should make it?

At any time during a life-limiting illness, it’s appropriate to discuss all of a patient’s care options, including hospice. By law the decision belongs to the patient. Understandably, most people are uncomfortable with the idea of stopping an all-out effort to “beat” their disease. Hospice staff members are highly sensitive to these concerns and are always available to discuss them with the patient, family and physician.

Should I wait for our physician to raise the possibility of hospice or should I raise it first?

The patient and family should feel free to discuss hospice care at any time with their physician, other health care professionals, clergy or friends.

What if our physician doesn’t know about hospice?

Most physicians know about hospice. If your physician wants more information, it is available from the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, medical societies, state hospice organizations, local hospices, or the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Helpline at 1-800-658-8898. In addition, physicians and all others can obtain information on hospice from the American Cancer Society, the American Association of Retired Persons, and the Social Security Adm...Click here to read more from Gilbert Guide