Hospice takes care of patients and caregivers
Caring for a loved one can be stressful. It can interfere with your work, your personal relationships, and even your ability to care for your loved one. If you are struggling, hospice may be the answer.
Hospice can provide comfort to your loved one, skilled care, and nursing visits. It can even help your family with things like supplies, equipment, and hospice medications.
How Gentiva Hospice Services Work
Under the direction of a physician, our team of clinicians offers a special kind of caring that encompasses the medical, social, emotional, and spiritual aspects of treatment. Our hospice provides:
24/7 availability, nurse on call
Having a nurse on call gives you peace of mind and a trusted resource that can relieve stress.
Medical equipment covered and delivered
All medical equipment related to the hospice diagnosis is covered. And delivered
Prescriptions related to hospice illness covered
With hospice, all medications related to the hospice diagnosis are covered under the Medicare Benefit.
Incontinence and other supplies covered
All supplies related to the hospice diagnosis, such as adult briefs, are covered.
Hospice Aide helps with personal care
Our aide provides a valuable service by assisting with personal care such as bathing and dressing.
Volunteers help enrich patient’s life
A hospice volunteer can provide companionship to the patient, relieving the caregiver to focus on other issues when needed.
Emotional support and education
One of the greatest benefits of hospice care for the caregiver is the emotional support and education provided by the entire hospice team.
What Does Hospice Cost?
Most of our hospice services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and many insurance companies. You can also pay privately, but you will never be turned away for inability to pay. Our staff can assist patients, families and physicians in determining eligibility and researching all available options.
Every Moment Matters
With hospice care, you will have a team who helps you understand what’s happening and helps you prepare for what’s ahead spiritually, emotionally and physically. At Gentiva Hospice, our care can improve the quality of the days ahead for everyone.