Primary nurses assigned to coordinate your care. The nurse will schedule intermittent visits to your home based on your needs. The role of the nurse is to help prevent and relieve pain and other symptoms.
Your care will be directed by your physician. The hospice medical director will also assist to direct your care as needed.
Facing a serious illness can be a time of tremendous pain and confusion for an individual and his/her family. A social worker is available to help you and your family.
At times, therapy services are provided as part of a patient's hospice care. The goal of therapy is to improve comfort, safety and quality of life.
Certified nurse aides
Home care aides can assist you with activities of daily living and are coordinated by the primary nurse to meet your personal care needs.
Patient care volunteers receive hospice training to better understand your needs. Volunteers perform a variety of services to provide support for you and your family, including the sharing of hobbies, reading, running errands or simple companionship.
Spiritual care coordinator
Our hospice spiritual care coordinator is available to meet with you upon request to provide spiritual guidance without imposing his or her personal beliefs. The coordinator can also help with funeral/memorial planning.
Hospice staff is trained to provide support for you and your family during illness and for up to one year after the death of a loved one, or longer if needed.