Our skilled and knowledgeable team is committed to providing comprehensive, compassionate palliative care services for each patient according to his or her unique situation, as well as support and education for family members and caregivers.
Regular assessment of patient’s condition and comfort; pain, symptom and medication management; wound care; dietary counseling; education (e.g., disease progression, medication, end-of-life care)
Full-time, after-hours, weekend and holiday staff; available to answer questions via phone; make visits 24/7
Bathing, skin care, range-of-motion exercises, light meal preparation, light housekeeping
Grief and loss counseling; assistance with accessing community resources; assistance with developing a caregiving plan; assistance with completing advance directives; bereavement counseling and follow-up for family and caregivers
Prayer and spiritual readings; inspirational music; meditation; counseling; assistance with funeral and memorial service arrangements
Board certified in family medicine, the hospice medical director works closely with your physician to provide oversight of patient care and support to the hospice team. The hospice medical director attends team conferences to discuss the plan of care, assists in establishing goals, and participates in decisions regarding patient care
Licensed, available round the clock, including holidays; monitoring for appropriate drug therapy, drug allergies, drug interactions and potential side effects; providing drug information; participating in the care plan meeting
Physical, Occupational & Speech therapy services available to educate on proper positioning, safe ambulation and safe transfer techniques
Provide companionship through reading or playing games, sitting with patient as relief for caregiver, shopping, letter writing, and caregiver support
- General inpatient care: hospice care provided in a hospital setting when symptoms can no longer be managed at home
- Respite care: care provided in a facility for five consecutive days or less so that the family or caregiver can have a break
- Continuous care: Intense care provided in the home for short periods of time by hospice team members when symptoms are not managed.