How to refer a patient to Hope Hospice
Referring someone to Hope Hospice is easy. An individual can refer themselves or be referred to Hope Hospice in a variety of ways – by their doctor, by a family member, a friend, a health care agency, a nursing home, a care facility, or a hospital.
To initiate a referral, please email the attached referral form to our Admissions Department. Following receipt of the form Hope Hospice will:
- Call the family to get more information and set up an appointment for a patient assessment.
- Call the doctor to request information about the patient’s diagnosis, history and physical, the physician’s orders, and any other pertinent information about the patient. Hope Hospice has a simplified fax referral form that may be faxed back using (925) 829-0117.
- Contact the discharge planners, social workers, and other medical referral sources for fax referral, or referrals may be faxed to (925) 829-0117.