While each case is different at Hospice of Cabarrus County, the general guidelines that determine whether a patient may be admitted to hospice care are:
If you have any questions regarding the admissions process, please call our Intake Department at 704-935-9434.
The following diagnoses are commonly admitted for hospice care:
Referrals can be made by anyone, including a doctor, hospital, clergy, patient, family member or friend.
Services do not have a specified time limit, but rather continue to be provided based on the patient's condition. In other words, as long as the patient continues to be hospice-appropriate, Hospice of Cabarrus County will continue to provide services, regardless of length of life.
The admission process includes not only medical information, but also financial and logistical information as well.
Our admissions staff will help to determine what type of equipment the family may need in the home, such as shower chairs, hospital beds or wheelchairs. Planning for volunteer and clergy support is also included in the admission process.