Hospice services are designed to provide medical, emotional and spiritual support to patients, their families and loved ones who are in the final stage of a terminal illness. Comfort, control and dignity are paramount in our person-centered model of care. Hospice affirms life through sensitive, holistic care during a vulnerable time.
Our interdisciplinary team is comprised of compassionate individuals such as:
- Physicians: The Hospice team works in conjunction with the patient’s physician to provide pain and symptom management.
- Registered Nurse Case Managers: Their primary focus is to monitor the patient to ensure comfort and symptom management along with support and education. for you and your loved ones.
- Medical Social Workers: Assist you and your family through the emotional and financial stress illness can cause. Counseling services are often needed and our social workers are ready to assist.
- Chaplains: Are on hand to offer spiritual support for patients and their families.
- Volunteers: Provide a variety of services to you and your family, including companionship, activities, support, running errands and vigil sitting.
- Home Health Aides: Our Certified Nursing Assistants are available to provide personal care.
- On-Call Services: Are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to handle crisis situations, address concerns and make home visits.
At Anew, we tailor our care to ensure that comfort and dignity are emphasized. We provide an individual plan of care utilizing a combination of the following:
- Drugs/Supplies/Equipment: Anew covers all hospice-related prescription drugs, supplies and medical equipment required to treat the life-limiting illness.
- Hospice in-patient care: Is a level of care provided for acute pain or symptom management that can not be managed in another setting.
- Respite Care: Is care provided to a hospice patient so that the caregiver can rest. It is provided in a Medicare-approved setting, such as a hospital, nursing facility or hospice facility.
- Continuous Care: Is a short-term level of care provided in the home for acute pain and symptom management.
- Routine Home Care: Is care provided in the comfort of your home, where 94% of all hospice care is given.
- Bereavement Programs: To help families deal with feelings of sadness, loss and grief for up to 13 months after the passing of a loved one.
Hospice Payment Options
Medicare is accepted and has no deductible or co-pay. Medicaid, VA benefits, most insurance plans and private pay are also accepted. A member of our team will contact your insurance carrier to see what services will be covered and whether there will be any deductible or co-pays required, so you’ll know exactly what you will be paying out of pocket.
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Contact us today for more information about Anew Home Care’s Hospice Services