Your Hospice Care Team

  • Your Primary Care Physician will work with you and your family to determine when it is time for hospice care.
  • Our Hospice Medical Directors (Physicians) work with our team to oversee your care and assist with managing your pain and other medical symptoms.
  • Registered and Licensed Vocational Nurses will be your direct care clinicians who will visit you and make sure you are comfortable and without pain. They will also work to reduce any secondary medical symptoms.
  • A Hospice Aide is available to assist you with basic self-care tasks including dressing, bathing and personal hygiene.
  • Chaplain, Minister or Spiritual Advisors provide comfort and counseling for you and your family, in addition to, coordinating with clergy of your own faith for support.
  • Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists are available to assist you with safety and managing your environment to make it more comfortable for you.
  • Our Volunteer Coordinator and Volunteers assist patients and families with daily tasks and activities to reduce your burden and save you time. They can also help with appointments, shopping or just listening and spending time with you.
  • Bereavement Counselors are there for the families of the patient to ensure they receive emotional support both during and after the patient has passed away. 

Services Provided

  • Staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you.
  • Services are provided in your home, assisted living, skilled nursing facility or hospital.
  • Staff are specially trained in pain and symptom management.
  • Prescription drugs, over the counter medications and medical equipment and supplies are available to treat your life-limiting illness.

Level of Care Provided

  • Routine care is the basic level of hospice care where a nurse visits as needed.
  • Continuous Care is provided short-term when you require more assistance than Routine Care. Usually you have unrelieved pain or significant medical symptoms that require more extensive interventions. A nurse and/or a home health aide will remain in your home for a minimum of 8 hours and up to 24 hours per day to administer medications, treatments and support until the symptoms are under control.
  • In-Patient Units include hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and assisted living facilities where hospice care is provided 24 hours, 7 days a week. These services are also short-term until symptoms are under control or you have a support to assist with your care in your home.
  • Respite Care is services for caregivers or families who want a few hours to a few days away to refresh and regenerate. This care is provided as an inpatient in a hospital, skilled nursing facility or assisted living facility.