Hospice care at home is a compassionate, unique form of care for those faced with a terminal illness. Our goal is to provide a comfortable and interdependent journey whose primary focus is the promotion of dignity and affirmation, honoring the quality of life for the patient, family members, and others close to them.
Services include providing comfort through pain and system management, along with spiritual and emotional support. Allowing the patient to remain where they live in peace and comfort for their remaining days affirms life in all stages, our care neither hastening nor prolonging the process. Please visit our Request Service page or Contact Us to get in touch with one of our staff.
Lifecare Oklahoma’s Hospice Team
- Patient and family
- Social Worker
- Attending Physician
- Hospice Medical Director
- Home Health Aide
- Administrative Staff
Who is eligible for Hospice?
Any individual who has a life-limiting illness with a life expectancy of 6 months or less if the terminal illness runs its normal course. The individual must elect hospice and choose to forego aggressive treatment for that illness. The patient’s eligibility must also be certified by a physician indicating that he/she is appropriate for hospice care.
Is a Doctor’s Referral Required?
No. A referral may be may be submitted to Lifecare Oklahoma Hospice by anyone. Working in concert with your primary care doctor and Lifecare’s team of physicians ensures a shared journey.
Who Pays for Hospice Care?
Hospice is a benefit under Medicare Part A with no co-pay or deductibles. Many health insurance programs also cover hospice. Lifecare Oklahoma Hospice provides care for all admitted patients regardless of their ability to pay.