Services

Hospice

Our hospice services provide care to terminally-ill patients and their families at home or in a nursing facility, as needed. The comprehensive program we offer includes:

  • Nurse – We have a nurse on call 24-hours a day that will visit your home or a nursing facility one-to-two times per week, or as needed.
  • Physician – Each patient may continue to see their personal physician. We also have a medical director that can serve as back-up when needed.
  • Home Health Aide Services – Our home health aides will assist with personal care, such as bathing, and can provide homemaker services.
  • Hospice Volunteers – Trained and certified, our volunteers offer companionship and caregiver relief to patients and families.
  • Medications – Medications relating to the illness are paid for by our hospice services, in most cases.
  • Medical Equipment – Equipment needed by the patient is paid for by our hospice services, in most cases.
  • Dietary Counseling – Our nurses are trained to support nutritional needs and we have a dietician available for consultations.
  • Respite Care – Our respite care provides caregivers time to rest by placing the patient into short-term inpatient care.
  • Medical Social Worker – We have social workers to assist patients and families with their emotional, financial and resource needs. They visit one-to-two times per month, or as needed.
  • Pastoral Services – Assisting patients and families with their spiritual needs, a clergy member visits one-to-two times per month, or as needed.
  • Bereavement Services – We have bereavement counselors and provide emotional support to families after death.
  • Grief Support Group – Our support group meets the third Thursday of each month at 3 p.m. at the Senior Center in Clinton located at 970 East Sedalia Avenue.
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