Is your patient or loved one fit for hospice?

Patient Eligibility Criteria

Patients can be admitted to Victoria hospice services based on diagnosis or symptoms. You may call or fill in the referral form on this website under the “For Physicians” tab.

The following describes the physical symptoms you may observe including End-of-life signs and helpful tips:

  • Recurrent infections
  • Continued weight loss
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nausea/vomiting that does not respond well to medications
  • Increased pain
  • Increased edema or ascites
  • Progressive weakness/fatigue
  • Change in level of consciousness
  • Increased confusion
  • Increased ER visits/hospitalizations
  • Decrease in ability to perform ADLs
  • Increased skin fragility
  • May withdraw from friends and family
  • Spends more time sleeping

  • Gradual decrease in eating and fluid intake
  • Sleeping most of the time, but can be roused
  • Changes in skin color
  • Decrease in blood pressure
  • Changes in breathing
  • Continued decrease in food and fluids
  • Difficulty or inability to swallow
  • Decrease in blood pressure
  • Changes in breathing
  • Congestion or respiratory secretions
  • Restlessness
  • Sleeping most of the time
  • Mottling—blotchiness to skin
  • Surge of energy or alertness
  • Fluctuating body temperature
  • May or may not have pain

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