Hospice

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Hospice

We are proud to offer hospice services as part of our continuum of care for families and individuals facing end-of-life. Our goal is to sustain quality of life by providing medical care, pain management, emotional support and spiritual guidance during the time leading to and surrounding death. Hospice is about caring – not curing.

Our interdisciplinary team includes:

  • Patient and patient’s family
  • Patient’s personal physician
  • Hospice physician
  • Nurses
  • Home health aides
  • Social worker
  • Clergy or counselors
  • Team of trained volunteers

Hospice services include:

  • 24/7 availability / nurse on call
  • Pain & symptom management
  • Prescriptions, medical supplies & equipment related to hospice illness or injury
  • Assistance with social, emotional, and spiritual aspects of dying
  • Education about what to expect
  • Coaching caregivers on how to care for patient
  • Physical therapy as needed
  • Short-term inpatient care as needed or if caregivers need respite
  • Bereavement care and counseling to surviving family and friends