What services does St. Francis Hospice provide?
• Home visits by specially trained hospice nurses. • Pain management and symptom control. • Personal hygiene care from home health aides. • Individual dietary counseling, as well as family support and assessment. • All medications related to the terminal diagnosis. • All specialized therapies required for the terminal diagnosis. • All durable medical equipment related to the terminal diagnosis. • Psychosocial, pastoral, spiritual and grief support services for patient and family. • Assistance with personal care and activities of daily living. • Coordination of community resources and help to the patient and family with non-medical concerns. • Help in coping with spiritual questions and concerns, either directly or by coordinating services with the patient’s and family’s spiritual advisors. • Memorial services to help patients and families deal with grief. • Bereavement support for 13 months after the death of the patient. • Volunteers to provide companionship and emotional support and