Hospice care

Hospice care includes palliative care to relieve symptoms and give social, emotional, and spiritual support. For patients receiving in-home hospice care, the hospice nurses make regular visits and are always available by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The services include:

  • Doctor services.
  • Nursing Care.
  • Medical equipment (such as hospital beds, wheelchairs or walkers)
  • Medical supplies (such as bandages and catheters)
  • Drugs to control pain and other symptoms.
  • Home health aide and homemaker services.
  • Physical and occupational therapy.
  • Speech therapy (to help with problems such as swallowing

Comfort and Quality of Life. Our care focuses on pain and symptom management, and making your loved one comfortable. We provide the emotional and spiritual support that lets your family focus on being a family. Our hospital avoidance program helps patients remain where they want to be – at home.

Home Health Care

The main goal of home health care is to help you with an illness or injury. Nevertheless, home health care also aims to help the elderly live independently as long as possible. Home health care commonly includes the following:

  • Skilled Nursing Care
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Medical Social Work
  • CNA Home Health Aides

Nursing Services:

  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Diabetic Management
  • Congestive Heart Failure Management
  • Infusion Services

Rehabilitation Services:

  • Orthopedic Rehab
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Rehab
  • Balance/Fall Prevention
  • Home Safety Assessment

Aside form the other services, the home health services may include monitoring serious illness, intravenous and nutrition therapy, wound care for surgical wounds or pressure sores, and injections.

However, the elderly care at home may also include skilled, non-medical care such as assistance with day-to-day activities such as eating, dressing, bathing, transportation, or grocery shopping. In general, home health care should help you get better and/or maintain your current condition, slow down the decline of your health status, and regain independence.

Community Resources

Health care resources are defined as all materials, personnel, facilities, funds, and anything else that can be used for providing health care services. Health care has long been a limited resource for which there has been an unlimited demand; everyone needs health care. Health Care needs may vary from:

Finding a doctor. Many health insurance plans require their members to use doctors participating in the plan. If you have health insurance, you’ll want to make sure what your plan requires of you as a member. But for those who have some latitude…we can help you find a doctor for your needs.

Medicaid benefits for mental health services. If you’re eligible for Medicaid, you may be able to access mental health services through Medicaid. States vary, however, in what types of mental health services they provide under Medicaid the link below to find what Medicaid benefits are available in your state.

Rehabilitation. Rehabilitation Information Centers may be available in your area or community. We can help you find the right resources and value match your needs with the right resources, including their products.

Disability. If you want to know about disability, rehabilitation, and promoting independence and employment for individuals with disabilities, we may help you find places that focus on the following:

  • Addiction Resources
  • Advance Directives
  • Crisis Support
  • Health Resources
  • Home Care and Equipment
  • Mental Health
  • Honoring Care Decisions