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Hospice and Palliative Care

What is the Difference Between Home Health and Hospice?

When it comes to caring for aging friends or family members, it is important to understand the different types of care and provider options available. While many health conditions require the services and resources offered…
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Hospice Case Study: Cardiac Disease

Complete Care: A Comprehensive Home Health Solution Profile Service: Hospice CareDiagnosis: End-Stage Cardiac Disease Description A veteran patient in their mid-90s joined Constellation’s hospice care upon disease progression. The patient’s primary diagnosis was an end-stage…
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What is Palliative Care?

Understanding Palliative Care as Part of the Care Continuum “We cannot change the outcome, but we can affect the journey.”  —Ann Richardson  Palliative care is a specialized form of health care that supports the needs…
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Recognition for Veterans

At Constellation, we are proud to support & recognize veterans.  Our compassionate professionals are equipped to support veterans emotionally, spiritually, and physically. It is our duty and privilege to serve the heroes that served our…
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Hospice Case Study: Hospital to Hospice Transition

Complete Care – A Comprehensive Hospice Solution Profile Service: Hospice Diagnosis: Liver Cancer (metastasized to the lung and bone) & COPD Description The patient—diagnosed with a life-limiting illness of liver cancer— had been on home…
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Hospice Case Study: Lung Cancer

Complete Care – A Comprehensive Hospice Solution Profile Service: Hospice Diagnosis: Lung Cancer & COVID-19 Description This individual is 74 years old with a life-limiting illness of lung cancer and is O2 dependent. The hospice…
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Hospice Case Study: Cardiac Care

Complete Care – A Comprehensive Hospice Solution Profile Service: Hospice Diagnosis: End Stage Cardiac Disease Description During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, a patient living in an assisted living facility (ALF) was admitted to…
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8 Things About Hospice That You May Not Know

Addressing hospice misconceptions When a loved one is diagnosed with a life-limiting illness or is nearing the end of their life, hospice care might become a good option. The goal of hospice is to provide…
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Defining the Roles of a Hospice Care Team

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.”—Helen Keller The goal of hospice is to provide comfort for those who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness and are nearing the…
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