When is is time for end-stage HIV hospice care?
Answering these questions may serve as a guide:
- Have you (or a loved one) developed a serious comorbid illness such as cervical cancer, lymphoma or heart disease?
- Do you (or a loved one) have a low CD4 count and high viral loads, with poor compliance with antiviral therapy?
- Have you (or a loved one) been repeatedly hospitalized every few months for the same problem and no longer wish to be hospitalized?
- Are you (or your loved one) ready to seek “aggressive comfort care” instead of aggressive treatment?
If you answered “yes” to these questions, now may be an appropriate time to discuss Longleaf Hospice with your physician or one of our clinical professionals. Feel free to call us directly at 770-939-9179.