Neurological Hospice Eligibility Requirements.
Patients with an end-stage neurological condition including Non-Alzheimer’s dementia, Parkinson’s, MS, ALS, Huntington’s disease and other neurological conditions are eligible for hospice care. View the symptoms for end-stage neurological conditions below.
Hospice eligibility requirements for neurological conditions:
- Structural/functional impairments
- Impaired mental function
- Impaired sensory function and pain
- Impaired neuromusculoskeletal and movement functions
- Impaired communication
- Impaired mobility
- Self-care deficit
- Activity limitations
Comorbid and secondary conditions also contribute to a terminal prognosis.
When to call hospice.
Crossroads Hospice partners with a patient’s primary physician to create an individualized plan to meet each patient’s unique needs. Our team of hospice healthcare professionals are here to support both the patient and their families, and hospice care can be provided anywhere that the patient calls home.
If a patient is experiencing some of the hospice criteria for neurological conditions listed above, please contact us at 1-888-564-3405 for a hospice consultation.