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  • People with terminal illness under the care of a physician.

  • 24/7 palliative care (i.e., care not intended to cure illness but to provide the greatest relief from the symptoms of terminal illness) and supportive care, including psychological and spiritual care.
  • Include bereavement services, which involve assistance to family and caregivers after the death of the hospice patient.

Licensed staff routinely available
  • An interdisciplinary team including physicians, registered nurses and counselors, such as social workers.