Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato
1400 Madison Ave, Ste 324A, Mankato, MN, 56001
Distance: 1012 Miles
A hospice is a health provider that provides physical, emotional, and/or spiritual support to people who are terminally ill (cannot be cured and the person is expected to die as a result of the illness) and their families. The core services provided are nursing care, physician services, counseling services, and social work services.
A hospice may be an agency or part of a larger organization. The care may be provided in a health care facility or as home care. Hospice home care may be continuous, or short term respite care (offering a break to the caregiver).
This provider is subject to periodic health care inspection by the Minnesota Department of Health. Many hospices are also Medicare certified.
Licenses and Certifications
- Medicare Certified
- Personal care/home health
- Private health insurance
- Private pay
Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
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Blue Earth County
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
This provider does not offer other services or resources at this location.
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LT-3000.3300In Home Hospice Care Definition
Programs that provide a full range of supportive services in their own homes for terminally ill people who are in the final stages of their illnesses and for their families. Services may include medical care, pain and symptom management, home nurse visitation, case management, emotional and spiritual support, and bereavement services for the patient and members of the family.
LT-6650Palliative Care Definition
Programs that provide for the comprehensive management of the physical, psychological, social, spiritual and existential needs of patients with the objective of helping them achieve the best possible quality of life through relief of suffering, control of symptoms and restoration of functional capacity while remaining sensitive to personal, cultural and religious values, beliefs and practices. The focus of palliative care is on people with incurable, progressive illnesses who are in the early stages of their illness. Palliative care may be provided in a wide variety of health care settings including hospitals, nursing facilities, hospice facilities and the person's own home; and may be coordinated with other services including curative therapies.
YF-8500Terminal Illness Definition
An illness which, because of its nature, can be expected to cause the individual to die.
YJ-6830.8484Families/Friends of People With Terminal Illnesses Definition
The parents, children, spouses, partners, friends or other relatives or significant others of people who have life-threatening illnesses or injuries, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by the crisis and the ongoing impact on their lives.