Higher Standards

Easing the Transition to Hospice Through Focused, Comprehensive Support

As patients no longer respond to curative treatment or would benefit from a philosophy of care focused on comfort and support, this is the time to consider Residential Hospice.

Higher Standards of Patient Care

  • In-home hospice consultations to provide patients and families with a better understanding of their options and available benefits

  • Residential Hospice nurse available 24/7 every day of the year

  • Full-time medical social workers integral to each patient’s care plan

  • Medical directors board-certified in hospice and palliative care

  • Hospice and palliative-certified nurses and aides with appropriate caseloads to ensure quality care

  • Spiritual care counselors to support patients and families while identifying pre- and post-grief needs

  • Seamless and compassionate care with frequently scheduled visits

  • Coordination of start of care plan as soon as the patient referral is received
  • Innovative therapies such as music, massage and aroma

Facility Support

  • Customized protocols based on facility processes and procedures

  • Dedicated staff available to attend care conferences

  • Web portal providing convenient 24/7 access to the hospice medical record

  • Formal processes for collaborative care plan documentation

  • Established process for hospice clinicians to update facility medical records

  • On-site survey support by hospice clinicians

Residential Hospice Services

  • Experienced hospice clinicians

  • Emotional and spiritual care that continues through the bereavement process

  • Music, massage and aroma therapies planned to meet patient needs

  • Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy consults

  • Wound care and disease-management specialists

  • Pharmacists specializing in hospice symptom management