what is hospice care

What is Hospice?

The doctor has recommended hospice care. Let us help you understand why and what to expect.

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who pays for hospice care

Who pays for Hospice?

Medicare, private insurance or Medicaid. We will assist you in making financial decisions surrounding our care plan.

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how to being hospice care

How To Begin Care

It usually begins with a recommendation from your physician. From that point we will guide you the rest of the journey.

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Your Cornerstone team has been continually monitoring developments from the CDC, the White House, the NIH and state health departments in Florida and Georgia regarding the COVID-19 virus and other infectious diseases. Our staff and volunteers are taking every precaution and following every protocol to ensure the safety of our patients and their family members.

All visitors to our Inpatient Care Centers and Hospice Houses are being screened to make sure they are not high-risk from any exposure to an active virus and have not experienced any symptoms.

Visitors are asked to wash your hands, do not touch your face and bring hand sanitizer with you for the visit. We are all working together to limit any spread. If for any reason you think you may have been exposed or have any of the listed symptoms, please stay home and follow your doctor's orders.

  • Sore throat
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Nausea
  • Body aches or chills

Visitors to Cornerstone Hospice patients in nursing homes or other contracted facilities must follow the visitation rules of that particular facility / hospital.

Should you have questions or concerns it is best to follow the COVID-19 information and recommendations of the Department of Health in your particular state or follow the daily updates provided by the CDC:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html