Hospice FAQs Jacksonville FL

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

Baptist St. Vincent's VNA Hospice
(904) 356-6355
3563 Philips Highway
Jacksonville, FL
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Hospice Care

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Methodist Hospital Hospice
(904) 798-8340
580 West Eighth Street
Jacksonville, FL
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Hospice Care

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Community Hospice of Northeast Florida
(904) 268-5200
4266 Sunbeam Rd
Jacksonville, FL

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Community Hospice of Northeast Florida,, Inc.
(904) 268-5200
4266 Sunbeam Road
Jacksonville, FL
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Hospice Care

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Community Hospice of Northeast Florida
(904) 407-6500
4266 Sunbeam Road
Jacksonville, FL
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Nursing homes, Hospice

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Baptist St. Vincent's VNA Hospice
(904) 356-6355
3563 Philips Highway
Jacksonville, FL
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Nursing homes, Hospice

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Methodist Hospital Hospice
(904) 798-8340
580 West Eighth Street
Jacksonville, FL
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Nursing homes, Hospice

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Community Hospice of Northeast Florida
(904) 407-6500
4266 Sunbeam Road
Jacksonville, FL
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Hospice Care

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Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice
(904) 737-2553
8130 Baymeadows Way West Ste 201
Jacksonville, FL
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Hospice Care

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Heartland Home Health Care and Hospice
(904) 737-2553
8130 Baymeadows Way West Ste 201
Jacksonville, FL
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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

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