Be There for You
In choosing Hospice, patients and families
make a decision to spend their last months together in a familiar
and caring environment. With Hospices supportive services,
theres a sense of relief as trained professionals offer care
Hospice cares for both patient and family through
the services of a team that includes the attending physician, nurses,
social service counselors, home health aides and volunteers.
Experts in pain and symptom control, Hospice staff
focus on continuity of care addressing the physical, psychological,
social and spiritual needs of patients and families.
Decisions are made based on the individualized needs
of patients, with the realization that something more can always
be done to bring comfort and dignity to those dealing with a life
Philosophy - Not A Place
Rather than a place, Hospice is a philosophy
a program of care and support wherever patients need us.
Hospice services extend to any location a home, the hospital,
an assisted living facility (ALF) or nursing home. No one needs
to die alone as Hospice reaches out to any setting to provide full
Most people do not want to die alone in sterile,
impersonal surroundings, hooked up by tubes to machines and cut
off from their families and friends and everything that is familiar.
Nor do they want to die in pain.
People would prefer, if possible, to spend their
last days at home alert and free from pain among the
people and things they love.
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