For Healthcare Professionals

Physician and Care Consultant

Our care team respects the relationship referring physicians have with their patients. Call us at a Compassus location to speak with an admissions coordinator, clinical director or other staff.


  • Browse our location map to see if we offer care where the patient calls home.
  • Call the location 24/7
  • Our admissions coordinator will contact all responsible parties to coordinate family consultations and/or patient assessments.

For caregivers

Hospice levels of care

Routine Hospice Care is the most common level of hospice care. Hospice care is provided at the patient's residence, which can include their home, assisted living facility or nursing home.

General Inpatient Care is appropriate when caregivers cannot manage pain or other symptoms in a home setting. Care is provided in a contracted facility with a registered nurse available 24/7, The hospice team visits the patient daily to help manage care.

Continuous Home Care is short-term care during a period of crisis to maintain the hospice patient at home. A crisis is a time in which a patient requires continuous care that is predominantly nursing care to manage pain or other medical symptoms. A caregivers crisis in not covered by continuous home care.

Inpatient Respite Care is short-term inpatient care for patients residing at home in order to relieve the caregiver. Respite care is provided on an occasional and pre-arranged basis and may not be reimbursed for more than five consecutive days at a time. During respite care, the patient is transferred to a hospice-contracted nursing facility or hospital for 24-hour nursing care.