Nevertheless, hospice care can assist patients and loved ones through this stage compassionately and carefully, making this difficult time a little easier.
What is Hospice?
Hospice offers a variety of services, each one tailored to the individual patient. Some of the services commonly offered by hospice are
- Access to doctors, nurses, and home-care specialists
- Medical equipment and medication
- Physical therapy
- Nutritional counseling
What Hospice can do for You
While the focus is of course on caring for the patient, hospice can also be a great source of comfort to loved ones, and it can help ease some of the burden that comes with caring for a terminally ill loved one. This can allow patients and their families to make the most of the time they have together.
What Hospice can do for Your Loved One
Hospice also offers counseling and spiritual advising to patients who want it. Hospice’s holistic approach to serving patients and their families ensures the medical care and comfort needed to see people through challenging days and that patients’ physical, mental, and spiritual health are cared for.