Levels of Care
Hospice of the Foothills is a Medicare-certified hospice that follows Medicare requirements when determining the level of care that best meets our patient’s medical needs. The hospice levels of care are as follows:
Routine Home Care
Provided in the patient’s place of residence when his or her medical condition and care needs do not require one of the other levels of care. Routine Home Care does not include coverage for a facility’s room and board charges.
Provided in Hospice of the Foothills Compassionate Care Home for up to 5 days if family members and caregivers need rest and respite.
General Inpatient Care
Provided on a short-term basis in an inpatient Care Center or other facility if the medical management of symptoms cannot be feasibly provided in another setting.