Hospice Services

Hospice is a multidisciplinary approach to care that addresses the needs of individuals and families facing a life-limiting illness. Services include:

  • Providing treatments as prescribed by the physician
  • Managing the patient’s symptoms, including pain
  • Teaching the family and others to care for the patient
  • Offering spiritual and emotional support and counseling to the patient and family
  • Delivering physical therapy, speech therapy, and/or dietary counseling if appropriate to the patient situation and goals of care.
  • Providing medical equipment, supplies and medications that are specifically related to the patient’s terminal illness
  • Making bereavement care and counseling available to the family/caregivers for thirteen months following the patient’s death