Common Conditions for Hospice & Palliative Care Patients

Patients who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness and are expected to live for six months or less are eligible for hospice care. Some of the medical conditions appropriate to palliative and hospice care include:

When recovering from surgery or an injury, prepare your home by placing often-used objects within easy reach, and keep a hard-backed chair in every room so you can sit while doing daily tasks.