There is peace-of-mind in knowing that the whole Hospice Team of professionals and volunteers will work together, in communication with your physician, throughout the entire course of Palliative or Hospice care.
Hospice Medical Director is an expert in Hospice and Palliative care. An active team member, who guides the team, makes certain that the right plan is in place, and ensures that the team is providing the highest level of pain management.
Patient Primary Care Physician is responsible for their patient’s medical care and continues to be actively involved.
Hospice Nurses under the direction of the physician, manage pain and other symptoms, such as nausea, shortness of breath, fatigue, loss of appetite, constipation and sleep disturbance. Nurses are available 24-hours-a-day / seven days a week to respond to patient and family needs.
Social Workers relieve the emotional stress on families who are facing critical life issues, while coordinating and ensuring that community resources are easily accessible.
Home Health Aides provide personal care for Hospice patients ensuring that quality of life and dignity are preserved.
Trained Volunteers provide countless means of support for patients and families including: companionship, relief for the family, help with errands, meal assistance, leading patients in life review and completion of a personal history for the family to treasure, prayer for patients and the list could go on and on.
Family Clergy/Hospice Chaplain offers spiritual guidance and comfort according to the patient’s wishes.
Bereavement Coordinator provides comfort, guidance and the necessary resources to families coping with the loss of a loved one, and is available to families for 13 months following their loss.