Hospice care is a philosophy of care that focuses on patient comfort and quality of life rather than curing the patient's disease. Hospice is generally appropriate for someone with a terminal illness and life expectancy of six months or less.
Skilled nursing is the most highly utilized service in home care. Skilled nursing is provided by a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse under the supervision of an RN. The nurse works in conjunction with the patient's physician, carrying out orders and ordering needed supplies and services
Physical Therapists assist patients in regaining strength, balance, and coordination. Occupational Therapists assist patients in improving their ability to care for their personal needs. Speech-Language Pathologists assist patients in regaining their ability to think, communicate, and swallow.
Growing older can allow for a more relaxed lifestyle, but it also can present new obstacles and challenges. Many seniors find that for the first time in their lives they need to ask someone for assistance. That is where our caregivers come in to lend a helping hand.