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Finding and Assessing Hospices Bakersfield CA

Gilbert Guide provides listings of hospices in your area, along with advice for finding the hospice that will best suit your individual needs. Hospice care can be provided at home or in a facility setting. Once you've narrowed your choices down, it's important that you meet potential hospice providers in person to determine whether they're a good fit for you.

Optimal Hospice Care
(760) 379-5038
4700 Stockdale Hwy Ste 120
Bakersfield, CA

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Optimal Hospice Care - Bakersfield
(661) 716-4000
4800 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA
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Nursing homes, In home, Hospice

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Optimal Hospice Care - Bakersfield
(661) 716-4000
4800 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA
Services
Hospice Care, In-home Care

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Hoffman Hospice
(661) 716-1600
8501 Brimhall Rd Bldg 100
Bakersfield, CA

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Hoffmann Hospice
(661) 833-3900
6501 Schirra Court, Suite 301
Bakersfield, CA
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Hospices

ProCare Hospice
(661) 864-0490
1400 Easton Dr Ste 121
Bakersfield, CA

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Odyssey Healthcare of Bakersfield
(661) 391-9868
5001 E Commercecenter Dr Ste 140
Bakersfield, CA

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Summer Springs Board & Care, LLC
(661) 246-8702
6112 Summer Springs Drive
Bakersfield, CA
Services
Nursing homes, Assisted Living, Independent Living, Hospice

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Summer Springs Board & Care, LLC
(661) 246-8702
6112 Summer Springs Drive
Bakersfield, CA
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Assisted Living Facility, Hospice Care, Alz/Dementia Support

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Odyssey Healthcare Of Bakersfield
(661) 859-2561
3701 Pegasus Drive, Suite 240
Bakersfield, CA
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Hospices

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Finding and Assessing Hospices

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Gilbert Guide provides listings of hospices in your area, along with advice for finding the hospice that will best suit your individual needs. Hospice care can be provided at home or in a facility setting. Once you've narrowed your choices down, it's important that you meet potential hospice providers in person to determine whether they're a good fit for you.

Finding a Hospice Most hospice agencies are licensed by the state and many are certified by Medicare. The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) maintains a database of hospice listings throughout the country.

Some people consider Medicare certification to be the basic criteria for assessing an agency's quality of care. However, non-certified hospices can also provide an exceptionally high quality of care. What's most important is that the certification means Medicare Part A will pay for hospice care. Read more detailed information on paying for hospice care.

Assessing a Hospice To assess a hospice's quality of care you'll need to consider multiple factors. Caregivers are a primary consideration in the day-to-day care; however, quality of care is also dependent on management, supervision and protocols. You'll also need to consider how affordable any out-of-pocket expenses will be.

Questions to Ask It's best to phone an agency before planning a visit, so you can spend your time visiting only those caregivers who you think will meet your needs. The following questions should be able to help you get...Click here to read more from Gilbert Guide