Our Care Team
During this time, it’s important to have the right people in your support system. People who you trust, that can provide the support and compassionate care your loved one and family needs.
We aim to deliver that kind of care. Our goal is to help ease pain and make your loved one comfortable, while also encouraging their independence for as long as possible. Our care team includes skilled caregivers from a variety of specialties, and who are available to you 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
A Hospice Team You Can Count On
Hospice Medical Director
The Hospice Medical Director specializes in palliative care, which seeks to minimize pain while optimizing comfort, as well as management of the illness and related conditions.
Registered Nurse Case Manager
The primary role of the RN Case Manager is to help manage pain and other symptoms and to teach caregivers how to care for their loved one. The nurse also ensures necessary medical supplies are ordered, assists in monitoring medications, and acts as the liaison between the patient, the physician and other healthcare professionals.
The chaplain or spiritual counselor offers spiritual and emotional support for patients and their families. They can also work alongside a patient’s own clergy, pastoral counselor or others for additional support.
The social worker is a counselor to the patient and the family, assisting with financial, insurance and legal issues while arranging volunteer support and other community services.
The hospice aide assists with the patient’s personal care, which may include bathing, hair or skin care, shaving and catheter care.
The Bereavement Coordinator assists families during this emotionally difficult time, as well as provide information on common aspects of grief. Bereavement support for grieving families is available for at least 12 months after the loss of a loved one.
Hospice volunteers are specially trained individuals who support the patient in a variety of ways, such as companionship, running errands, providing transportation and more. Volunteers provide respite to caregivers.