Rural Hospices, Patients Encounter Higher Needs, Fewer Options

Posted Monday, April 18, 2022

Hospices that serve rural areas have a struggle to serve their patients due to the geographic struggles, the fewer employees available and the higher cost for travel.

Studies show that, compared to urban residents, rural populations tend to be older, have higher mortality rates, are more likely to have a serious illness and often have fewer financial resources. They may also lack caregiver support, with their adult children or other family living further away.”

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