Frequently Asked Questions
A: It is appropriate to discuss all of a patient’s care options, including hospice, at any time during an advancing illness. An early call to St. Luke Missionary Hospice brings support for the caregiver and health-care services for the patient as soon as possible.
A: We strive to keep patients pain-free and comfortable by using combinations of different medications and therapies. The goal is to allow patients to remain as alert and aware of their surroundings as possible.
A: St. Luke Missionary Hospice services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance policies.