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Who is Front Range Hospice & Palliative Care?

Front Range Hospice & Palliative Care involves a core interdisciplinary team of professionals and volunteers who provide medical, psychological and spiritual support to the terminally ill, as well as supporting the patient’s family. Care is primarily based in the home, enabling families to remain together in peace, comfort and dignity. Eligible individuals get state of the art home hospice services. The costs of the services can be paid for by Medicare, Medicaid and most Private Insurances. Options are available for patients who are medically uninsured.

What services are included with hospice?

Typical program include interdisciplinary team meetings bi-monthly. Care coordination with the hospice team and the patient’s primary care provider. At home or in office informational sessions that supports the patient and physician office staff. Medications related to the terminal diagnosis and complications related to the terminal diagnosis. Durable medical equipment geared towards the patients comfort and needs. Weekly scheduled visits by a registered nurse. Bi-weekly scheduled visits by a certified nursing assistant. As needed visits by a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. As needed visit by a hospice Chaplin. 24 hour 7 day a week on call nurse for family and care giver support. Bereavement support for the patient and family while receiving care and for 13 months after the patient has passed.

Quality measures;

Front Range Hospice & Palliative Care is currently the only hospice collecting clinical outcome data and family satisfaction data from patient clinical records and family members of patients who utilized our services.  Last year, Front Range Hospice had a 0% return to hospital rate, average days to intervention with new symptoms 0. Reporting is voluntary and again not all institutions are collecting or tracking outcomes.

Education and training

Front Range Hospice & Palliative Care provides education and training to the community and healthcare professionals. Most common requests, the hospice benefit, when should I call hospice? Colorado Most Form, Advance Directives and why everyone should have them. Caring for the terminally ill, dementia and many other topics. All education provided by Front Range Hospice is free of charge.

What are the benefits to hospice?

Choosing hospice usually means a reduction in out of pocket expenses for medications, durable medical equipment and medical supplies Avoiding unwanted hospitalizations and medical treatments and procedures. Everyone deserves to die with dignity and respect.

For further information, call Front Range Hospice & Palliative Care at 303-957-3101 or 970-776-8080.