Quick facts about us
Our Core Services
Hospice nurses are registered nurses (RNs) who provide care for critically ill patients. They work with patients, their families and other healthcare professionals during the final stages of life.Hospice nurses work to maintain the comfort and quality of life for those who are diagnosed with terminal diseases. They work in private homes, residential care facilities, nursing centers and other hospice care environments.
Our specially trained, board-certified physicians and advanced practice physician provides direction to all of our clinical programs and work with our hospice and palliative care patients. Our physicians also are available to serve anyone in the community who is facing a serious or life-limiting illness.
Medical Social Worker Services
Provides psycho-social and emotional assessment, intervention and provides support to patient/family. Develops and integrates a care plan based on patient’s/families emotional, physical, social, and financial needs. Helps patient and family cope with illness. Provides information and referrals to community resources.
The hospice aide provides personal care and light housekeeping services to your loved one no matter where they live – in their own home, a skilled nursing facility, assisted living facility, in patient units, hospitals, etc. Provides patients with personal care. Assists with ADL’s. Provides patient and family emotional support. Reports any changes in patient’s comfort measures
In addition to the nurses, doctors, and social workers who care for terminally ill patients, a dietitian can also provide support to the hospice care team. By addressing the eating problems that can be common with hospice patients, including loss of appetite, nausea, and weight loss, a dietitian can be an important source of information for improving overall quality of life.
Bereavement care is an essential component of hospice care that includes anticipating grief reactions and providing ongoing support for the bereaved over a period of 13 months. While the terms are often used interchangeably, bereavement refers to the state of loss, and grief is the reaction to loss.
What type of care is provided?
Each of the 4 levels of care are designed to meet each patient’s specific needs. Our team of healthcare professionals work together in establishing a plan of care to treat all symptoms in a comfortable setting.