These scales can help healthcare professionals to better determine potential hospice eligibility
Clinical Reference Scales
The following reference scales are used by healthcare professionals in various settings. These scales are incorporated in the Diagnosis Guidelines and are often documented by our clinical staff in the care of our patients.
New York Heart Association (NYHA) Functional Classification
Palliative Performance Scale (PPS)
Functional Assessment Staging Tool (FAST)
Body Mass Index (BMI) Reference Chart