Huntington's Disease Workgroup: Assessments to Determine Appropriateness for Hospice Care
The criteria for hospice admission for a person with the diagnosis of HD.
Clinical Care Tools - Clinical Assessment Tools
The Huntington's Disease Workgroup of
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care
Richard Dubinsky, MD, Chair
Richard Dubinsky, MD, MPH
Dept. of Neurology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Mail Stop 2012
3599 Rainbow, Blvd.
Kansas City, KS, 66160
Recommendation of the workgroup for use of this instrument: This tool aids the clinician in evaluating the Huntington's Disease patient's need for hospice care.
decision-making, care plan, HD, Huntington's Disease, hospice, hospice admission
To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from the website. Please credit source.
Produced by Vista Care
To view this tool:
The Values History Form is located on Appendix A (page 63) of the Huntington's Disease Recommendations to the Field monograph.
PDF 498 KB / 71 pages (Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.)
Posted February 24, 2005
# HD03, type:clinical_assessment
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families. Visit PromotingExcellence.org for more resources.