MULTIMEDIA: Hospice Compassus provides end-of-life care

Thursday, June 24, 2010 | 3:47 p.m. CDT; updated 4:01 p.m. CDT, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Patients who receive hospice service are mostly terminally ill and have less than six months to live. When a patient is put on hospice service, aggressive treatment is no longer attempted. The purpose of hospice service is to keep patients comfortable.