Eligibility Criteria

For admission to a hospice residence, patients must:

  • Have a life-limiting illness
  • Present with a life expectancy of less than three months
  • Understand the primary goal of care/treatment is quality of life, not cure of disease
  • Have care needs that cannot be supported in community or alternative setting
  • Have no requirement for acute care
  • Agree with the hospice philosophy of care
  • Agree to the referral