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.
- Physical and occupational therapy (for comfort).
- Speech therapy (to help with problems such as swallowing)
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.
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:
Home Care and Equipment
Honoring Care Decisions