General Guidelines for Hospice Admission

General Criteria

  • Life-limiting condition with prognosis of six months or less if disease progression runs its normal course
  • Patient/family informed that condition is life-limiting and have elected comfort care
  • Frequent hospitalizations
  • Progressive weight loss (taking into consideration edema weight)
  • Decreased appetite
  • Increasing weakness, fatigue, somnolence
  • Alteration in cognitive and functional abilities
  • Compromised ADLs
  • Deteriorating mental abilities
  • Recurrent infections
  • Skin breakdown
  • Specific decline in condition

Roze Room Hospice can also assist by visiting your resident to help determine if hospice is appropriate. If you have a resident who appears to be meeting any of these indications, an assessment by one of our trained nurses may be informative. We are also available to help assist in the hospice conversation with a resident and their family. 

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Referrals can be made to Roze Room Hospice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Roze Room can support your team during conversations with patients, residents and families about hospice care.

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