Frequently Asked

Questions

What is hospice care?

Hospice care is a specialized type of medical care for patients with terminal illnesses, focusing

on providing comfort and quality of life rather than curative treatment. It includes a team of healthcare professionals who work together to address the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the patient and their loved ones.

Who is eligible for hospice?

Patients who are diagnosed with a terminal illness and have a life expectancy of six months or

less are typically eligible for hospice care. This includes individuals with cancer, heart disease,

lung disease, dementia, and other serious illnesses.

Who pays for hospice?

Hospice care is typically covered by your Medicare benefits. Our hospice team experienced in assisting with any questions you may have regarding hospice benefits.

What services does hospice care provide?

Hospice care includes a range of services such as pain and symptom management, emotional

and spiritual support, assistance with daily activities, and counseling for patients and their

families. Serenity Hospice also offers 24/7 on-call support, respite care, and bereavement

services.

What is the difference between hospice and palliative care?

Hospice care is specialized services for those facing a terminal illness.

Palliative care provides education and resources for patients prior to electing hospice care.

When should I choose hospice care?

When you make the personal decision to no longer seek aggressive treatment.

How can I access Serenity Hospice services?

If you or a loved one is in need of hospice care, contact Serenity Hospice to schedule a

consultation. Our team will work with you to assess the patient's needs and develop a care plan

that meets your specific requirements.

How does Serenity Hospice provide the best care for patients?

Serenity Hospice is committed to providing compassionate and personalized care to each

patient and their family members. Our team of experienced healthcare professionals, including

nurses, doctors, social workers, chaplains, and volunteers, work together to ensure that the

patient's physical, emotional, and spiritual needs are met.

How sets Serenity Hospice apart from other hospice providers?

At Serenity Hospice, we prioritize communication, collaboration, and personalized care for each

patient. Our team works closely with the patient's primary care physician and family members to

develop a customized care plan that meets the individual needs and preferences of the patient.

How can I learn more about Serenity Hospice and hospice care in general?

For more information about Serenity Hospice and the services we provide contact us directly.

We are here to answer any questions you may have and help you navigate the hospice care

process.

Do you have more questions?

We know this is is a sensitive time and you still might have questions. We're more than happy to sit and talk with you to answer any more questions or concerns.

Office Address

928 Waverly Ave, San Antonio,

TX 78201

Contact Us

(210) 852-4009

(210) 874-6598

mhernandez@serenityhospicepc.com