LifeCare Hospice serves patients wherever they call home. When an individual is in an assisted living or nursing facility, LifeCare Hospice partners with the facility to enhance care and provide the specialized knowledge to ensure comfort and quality of life.
- LifeCare Hospice Nurses visit regularly to monitor medications and ensure that patients are comfortable and able to function at the highest level possible.They work with the facility staff to develop a care plan unique to each person.
- Hospice aides are available to assist with activities such as bathing and other personal care, supplementing the care provided by the assisted living or nursing facility.
- LifeCare Hospice social workers and chaplains provide expert specialized support to assist patients and families to navigate this part of life’s journey and promote communication between the facility and the family.
- LifeCare Hospice pharmacists and physicians review a patient’s medications to promote comfort and ability to enjoy life.
- The LifeCare Hospice dietician can make recommendations to promote comfort and quality of life.
- Specialized equipment is provided to increase safety, comfort and independence.
- Volunteers visit to provide companionship, music, or pet therapy, brightening the day of each individual.
Your loved one’s assisted living or nursing facility may have a number of hospices available to provide service and not all hospice providers are the same. Be sure to ask for LifeCare Hospice – your local, non-profit hospice.