Services at Journeys Hospice
"The love and compassion shown by everyone...I don't think I could
have made it through Mom's passing with out your support and
Comfort care from a dedicated and caring team can make a
meaningful difference for those facing end of life, and for
their loved ones. The hospice team can reduce physical pain,
ease emotional and spiritual suffering, and facilitate
financial and legal activities as needed.
Hospice care received in the home gives patients and family
members the peace and comfort of familiar surroundings and
the closeness of friends and loved-ones. The support needed
to make this possible is provided by Journeys Hospiceís team
of professional and volunteer staff.
|Care is focused
on pain management and symptom control. This approach
allows the patient to continue normal activities as long
as possible and encourages family members to be present
and to participate in the patientís care.
All services of the hospice team as well
as medications and durable medical equipment necessary for
the comfort of the patient are included under insurance
- Scheduled clinical visits
- 24 HR Nursing on-call
- Pain/symptom management
- Family training and education on end-of-life-care
- Assistance with advanced directives: POA, living
wills, and DNR.
- Spiritual care
- Volunteer services
- Bereavement care and follow up
- Medication and supplies related to terminal diagnosis
- Durable medical equipment such as hospital bed,
walker, wheel chair, etc.