NO CODE not necessary!

August 2019 – DNAR is NOT a prerequisite to hospice admission.

Most patients admitted to hospice as “Full Code” transition to “Do Not Attempt Resuscitation” while receiving hospice care. 

Patients begin to understand that we offer treatments that make sense to their current medical situation. Their prognostic awareness improves over time, and they realize that No Code does not equate to No Care.

For more information, contact Dr. Leslie Estep or Dr. Anita Meyer at Hospice of the Northwest,
360-814-5550, or lestep@hospicenw.org or ameyer@hospicenw.org.

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