Hospice Care in Douglasville, GA
It is a unique type of care created to provide comfort, support, and compassion to patients and their family members in situations where the patient is faced with a terminal illness. Hospice care is focused on patients’ comfort, not the cure and that’s what makes it unique. Hospice Care at Dependable Care LLC is focused on making the patient comfortable in what might be their last days or weeks.
What does hospice care at Dependable Care LLC include?
At Dependable Care LLC we prioritize patients needs. Under this we consider the following:
Patients physical needs which may include
- pain relief (reducing the symptoms of the patient’s illness, taking care of all discomfort that comes with patient’s illness);
- patient’s emotional and spiritual well-being (in some instances, this can be equally important as physical health);
- following changes in patient’s treatment needs (sometimes patients condition outgrows hospice care, and focus needs to be switched to other types of care such as palliative care);
- the needs of the patients family.
Who can receive hospice care at Dependable Care LLC?
Not everybody can receive this care. Only upon receiving notice from a doctor that patient no longer has benefited from standard treatments and that their life expectancy is six months or less one becomes eligible for HC.
Upon filling these requirements a person becomes available to enter hospice care program at Dependable Care LLC.
People who fulfill these requirements and want to enter Dependable Care LLC HC should know that this type of care can be conducted in patients’ homes, but also if the situation is like that in a nursing home, assisted living, or even at friends or family members home.
Additional services at Dependable Care LLC Hospice care
If you decide for hospice care at Dependable Care LLC you will get an array of services which include:
- Professional staff
- Pain and symptoms management
- Staff available 24/7
- Education on the subject of hospice care
- Spiritual support
- Social services