Specializing in More Good Days

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Care Team

Medical Director:

  • Co-certifies the terminal prognosis with attending physician
  • Leads the interdisciplinary team in development of care plan
  • Provides consultation to other physicians regarding hospice care

Attending Physicians:

  • Assess patient needs, manage symptoms, prescribe treatment
  • Direct and approve care plan
  • Coordinate care with the interdisciplinary team

Registered Nurses:

  • Assess patient and family needs
  • Develop care plan to meet identified needs
  • Coordinate team visits and ensure implementation of approved plan of care
  • Coordinate care with attending physician, primary caregiver and hospice staff

Home Health Aides:

  • Provide direct personal care to patient
  • Provide comfort measures (report identified needs to RN case managers)
  • Provide emotional support to patient and family

Social Workers:

  • Assess emotional, social, spiritual and financial needs of patient and family
  • Develop plan of care to meet identified needs
  • Provide direct counseling or refer patient and family to appropriate community agencies
  • Provide bereavement support

Spiritual Care Coordinators:

  • Assess spiritual needs of patient and family
  • Develop care plan to meet identified needs
  • Assist with memorial preparations
  • Provide consultation to community clergy
  • Provide spiritual counseling

Trained Volunteers:

  • Provide companionship and support to patient and family
  • Provide needed non-medical services and respite time for caregivers and family
  • Provide emotional support to family and friends at time of death and during bereavement

Bereavement Coordinators:

  • Develop care plan to meet survivor needs for up to 13 months after patient’s death
  • Develop memorial services
  • Maintain verbal and written communication with family and friends
  • Provide grief counseling and healing resources