About Hospice Care
We understand that Hospice may be difficult to discuss for some. The staff at Cogdell Hospice is here to answer any of your questions and provide information to help you become comfortable with the Hospice approach to end of life care.
Hospice is available for patients diagnosed with a life-limiting illness with a prognosis of six months or less. When a cure is no longer a viable option, the hospice team provides medical care and support while surrounded by those you love in a comfortable environment.
Hospice has the flexibility to provide services wherever you call home – whether it is a private residence, an assisted living community, nursing home or hospital.
How can Hospice help?
Hospice care addresses not only the physical and medical needs of the patient but the emotional and spiritual needs of the patient and their family. You may hear us refer to your “care team”; this team involves a variety of professionals who coordinate with you and your family to provide you with the following services: