Honoring Quality of Life
What is Hospice Care?
Hospice focuses on caring and comforting. It is the very best that can be provided during advanced stages of illness to ease the pain of a loved one and ensure highest quality of life. Hospice caregivers are specially trained to help in this stage of life and can also assist families during a difficult time.
How Does Hospice Work?
Our hospice staff is on-call 24/7. We develop a plan to meet the patient's needs including managing pain and other symptoms for the highest level of comfort. A hospice team is usually made up of a physician, nurses, aides, counselors, therapists, and others who are here to help as needed.
What Services Are Provided?
Managing pain and symptoms
Assisting with psychosocial aspects of end of life
Providing medicine, supplies and equipment
Coaching family on how to care for their loved one
Delivering special services such as therapy if needed
Hospice care may be covered under Medicare, Medicaid, most private insurance plans and other managed care organization. We will help you explore the options for payment of hospice services.