What is Hospice Care?

Hospice care is a team oriented support system that focuses on the medical, physical, and emotional well being of hospice patients and their family members.

Hospice is not a specific place, but rather a service that supplements patients and family members by providing care in a setting that they consider home. It can be provided either in a home, a nursing home, or an elderly care facility.

Hospice care is palliative and focuses on maintaining maximum comfort. Hospice care is for people who have an advanced illness and a limited life expectancy. It is for people who are nearing the end of life.

Hospice is usually utilized when the patient and family have decided to no longer seek aggressive or curative treatments, but would rather benefit from a more natural approach of care that focuses on pain management, comfort, and dignity.

Hospice care is provided by the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team, which consists of medical professionals (doctors, nurses, home health aides, social workers, volunteers, and spiritual counselors) who visit the patients periodically in their home setting. The overall goal is to ensure that patients are comfortable, their symptoms are well managed, and they have the support that they need both physically, mentally and emotionally.

Hospice Care is available to assist patients around the clock 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Hospice Services Include:

Physician Visits • Nursing Visits • Health Aide Visits • Social Worker Visits • Spiritual Counseling • Volunteer Assistance • Bereavement Support • Grief Counseling • Caregiver Education and Training • Physical Therapy • Medical Equipment Coverage • Medical Supplies • Covered Medication  • Pain and Symptom Management


Five Star Home Hospice is a proven leader in providing Hospice Care in Los Angeles and neighboring counties

five star hospice Logo

The Five Star Difference

Communication Reputation Personalization
Experience Expertise

Learn More



    If you have other questions or comments, please complete the form below and a member of our team will assist you.

    Five Star Home Hospice

    Hospice in Pasadena, California

    1028 N Lake Ave #106,
    Pasadena, CA 91104, USA

    Call: +1 626-791-1764


    SundayOpen 24 hours MondayOpen 24 hours TuesdayOpen 24 hours WednesdayOpen 24 hours ThursdayOpen 24 hours FridayOpen 24 hours SaturdayOpen 24 hours