Visits to the patient are provided as needed by the registered nurse. The patient, physician, and caregivers are kept informed of the patient’s current status.
Electric beds, wheelchairs, bedside commodes, and oxygen are provided to help maintain independent activity.
Certified Hospice aides provide assistance with bathing, skin and hair care, and other comfort measures.
These therapies help the patient develop more effective ways of accomplishing challenging tasks as well as addressing symptom management.
Hospice is sensitive to the difficult issues involved when facing a life-limiting illness. When requested, a Hospice chaplain can provide support for patient and family.
A registered, licensed dietitian is available to provide dietary and nutritional guidance.
A social worker is available to educate and support families, linking them with financial, legal, and social resources.
These innovative therapies bring joy and comfort to our patients.
Volunteers are available for support to patients, particularly when caregivers need to run errands, work, and relax away from home.
Thirteen months of ongoing support is available for loved ones as they deal with changes, grief, and loss through one-on-one counseling or support groups.
Hospice patients will receive all medications used to manage symptoms of the terminal illness at no cost to the patient or family.