Supporting patients and families with the end of life transition, by providing an interdisciplinary team approach, through quality care with pain symptom control, emotional and spiritual support.
Hospice care is designed to support the patient and family with the end of life transition by providing an interdisciplinary team approach, through quality care with pain symptom control, emotional and spiritual support. You can continue to use and talk to your primary care provider, or call us directly. We have a staff of certified providers who can help assist you, or can become your PCP if you wish.
Hospice care is provided wherever the patient calls home. Most insurances have a hospice benefit that covers hospice care at no cost to the patient, including medications, medical equipment, supplies and regular visits from the hospice team
- 24/7 clinical support
- Certified hospice nursing assessment
- Assistance with daily living activities and homemaking
- In-home provider visits for pain and symptom management
- Medical supplies. equipment and hospice medications
- Care management and navigation of other resources
- Volunteer support and companionship
- Caregiver education and training
- Social & spiritual support
- Bereavement and grief support
WHEN IS IT TIME FOR HOSPICE?
It can be difficult to determine the timeline of a patient’s illness and many of our patients tell us they wish they knew about us sooner. To help you decide whether it’s time to consider hospice care, see the questions below. If the answer is “yes” to two or more, it might be time discuss options. In consultation with your physician, we can help you think through what’s best for you and your family.
Have you or a loved one…
…been hospitalized several times in the last six months?
…used medication more frequently for pain symptoms?
…needed help with at least two of the following: bathing, dressing, eating, walking, getting out of bed?
…had unexplained weight loss in the last year?
…had shortness of breath while resting?
…been diagnosed with a serious illness by a doctor and told that life expectancy is limited?
Contact us to discuss Hospice Care