Our Care Giving Team
An integrated team approach
Attending Physician: Remains the patient’s primary care Physician and works as part of the hospice team.
Medical Director: certifies the attending physician’s prognosis. Leads the hospice team in developing a plan of care, provides consultation to physician.
Registered Nurse: Evaluates the patient’s condition during regularly scheduled visits. Coordinates the plans of care and teach the family about proper patient care, the use of medication and pain management.
Medical Social Services: assesses social service needs of the patient and family. Provides counseling, assists in coping with anxiety, fear, stress, family conflicts, financial needs, depression, and concerns about death.
Spiritual Counseling: Our non-denominational Chaplain makes initial contact with each patient and family to assess and give spiritual needs. Works with clergy of their choice as a liaison. Provides assistance with funeral and memorial preparations.
Trained Volunteers: Provide non-medical friendly visits and respite to patients and families. They give needed emotional support and encouragement.
Services for families include:
- Shirt-respite care
- Bereavement support