Family Centered Hospice
Exceptional Support And Care for People With a Life-limiting Illness.
Family Centered Hospice strives to improve the quality of a person’s life, when a cure is no longer an option or when aggressive care is no longer wanted. Improving quality of life includes allows the patient to live their remaining days with dignity, surrounded by loved ones.
We are able to accomplish this very special care, because of our extensive expertise and training in relieving distressing symptoms associated with terminal illness. Our primary goal is the patient’s comfort, through the relief of pain and assistance in reframing hope -- both or the patient and family.
What We Will Do For the Patient and Family
Through the service of an interdisciplinary health care team comprised of clinicians and volunteers, Family Centered Hospice will:
- Help restore a sense of control and empowerment to the patient and family by including them in decisions and in the development of the care plan
- By relieving pain and other symptoms, allow patients and their families to focus on and cope with social, emotional, relationship and spiritual concerns
- Pay close attention to the patient’s personal hygiene needs, in order to enhance comfort, dignity, functioning and self-esteem
- Assist with addressing end-of-life financial and legal concerns the patient may have to ease stress around these issues
- Help patients achieve closure and gain peace of mind, by helping them to resolve unfinished business
- Provide ongoing support and counseling to the patient’s loved ones to help them deal with their loss and grief
Family Centered Hospice’s services are covered by most health insurances, including Medicare and Medicaid.
Included in this coverage is:
- Nursing, social work, chaplain, home health aide and volunteer visits, among others, and as planned by the patient, family and attending physician, to help optimize the quality of life fand care or the patient.
- Specialized medical equipment, supplies, and medications necessary to promote comfort.
- Counseling, spiritual support and bereavement support.
- Acute inpatient care if necessary to relieve pain or other symptoms.
- Respite care of family relief from providing care.
- Continuous 24 hour care provided by the hospice staff if necessary for symptoms such as acute pain or agitation.
- Bereavement care for families experiencing the loss.
- Volunteer support, comfort and companionship from well trained and experienced individuals.
For further information or to make a referral please call toll-free 1.866.320-3300