Community Care Hospice is committed to providing quality care to patients and their families. The care team can help with
No. Community Care serves people dealing with any life-limiting illness and is not limited to those with a cancer diagnosis. Hospice often benefits patients with heart disease, kidney disease, lung disease, neurological illnesses, Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS), COPD, dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease and AIDS. Community Care serves people of any age.
Yes, a patient can withdraw from hospice care at any time. If the patient’s condition improves or they decide to seek curative treatment, they can leave the program. The patient can return later if they choose to.
Hospice is a service, not a location. The care team comes to your home to provide care.
Yes. Your physician is part of the team. Our on-staff physician is available to consult with your provider team, also.
With the assistance of the care team, we teach caregivers how to care for you. We are always there to support your caregiver and make sure they feel confident in the care they are providing.
We have an on-call nurse available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, including holidays. Someone is always available by phone to answer your questions or make a visit if there is an emergent need. Our social workers and chaplains are also available whenever they are needed.
Yes, anyone can make a referral to hospice. We will then contact the physician to determine if the patient is appropriate for hospice care.
We offer families and loved ones grief counseling following the death of a loved one. You can meet with our trained bereavement counselor one-on-one or attend a support group.