Hospice Home Care vs Inpatient Care

Routine home care accounts for approximately 90%  of hsopice census.  This can be at their home, a family member’s home, nursing home, adult care home, etc.  Visits 1 -3 times a week and visits from other workers  including volunteers.

IN patient stays are where the hospice has a facility and patients are typically admitted there for short stays for symptom management or RESPITE (this lets the primary caregiver rest and take time off.

Not all Hospice’s have Inpatient care