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Hospice gives individuals the chance to live their life among those who love them. Hospice care through BJC Hospice is often provided in the home. However, hospice care can be also provided in long-term care facilities, assisted living homes, and at times, even in the hospital. It is appropriate when life expectancy is measured in months rather than years, when cure of the disease is no longer possible, and when comfort and symptom management are the goal of the treatment.
BJC Hospice provides a circle of support for the terminally ill and their loved ones. Hospice care seeks to enable patients to live every day to the fullest by managing their symptoms so that their last days may be lived with dignity. It emphasizes the quality of life, and neither hastens nor postpones death.
BJC Hospice offers several, unique programs for both patients and their families as well as members of the community at no cost to the participant. These programs include: