Have you or your loved one been diagnosed with a terminal or life-limiting illness?
This news may come as a surprise to you and may be frightening or overwhelming. You and your family may be faced with countless life-altering decisions, modified daily routines, numerous appointments, and unanswered questions. Where do you turn for guidance? Who can provide the needed education and assistance with your life-limiting illness? EverHeart Hospice offers support and care to you and your family every step of the journey. Our hospice interdisciplinary team cares for you and your loved ones with the love and respect we would offer our own family.
What is Hospice Care?
Hospice is a type of health care that focuses on your comfort and goals during your life-limiting illness. Our team’s special care allows you to spend more quality time with family, creating treasured memories to cherish forever.
Our patient and family-centered care team identify physical, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual needs during this difficult time. We provide care where you call home, whether it is your own home, a nursing facility, assisted living facility, hospital setting, or our Hospice Care Center.
- Physicians and nurse practitioners consult on complex situations and evaluate and treat medical needs.
- Nurses assess our patients’ and families’ needs, provide education on medications and the disease process, and care for the whole person.
- Nurses also provide 24-hour availability for visits and supportive phone calls.
- Aides assist with personal care and assistance with daily living activities such as bathing, dressing, toileting, and grooming.
- Social workers provide emotional and psychological support to the patient and family and assist with finding resources the patient and family may need.
- Our bereavement coordinator provides anticipatory grief support while a friend or loved one is experiencing a terminal illness and continues to offer grief support for our patients’ families for 13 months following the patient’s death.
- Music therapists provide emotional and psychological support to the patient and family and assist with pain and symptom management through musical interventions.
- Chaplains offer emotional, psychological, and non-denominational spiritual support.
- Volunteers offer support in various ways such as companionship, socialization, assistance with errands, veteran recognition, and notary support.
- Our Hospice Care Center provides advanced care needs for patients experiencing uncontrolled symptoms such as pain, nausea, or shortness of breath.
- Respite care may be offered to patients to provide relief for the caregiver.
- We will provide medications and equipment related to the patient’s primary hospice diagnosis.
- Those experiencing a life-limiting illness with a life expectancy of six months or less.
- Those who no longer wish to seek curative treatment for their illness.
- Those who wish to remain in their home with a focus on comfort and symptom management.
- Those in a facility setting that would benefit from extra support during their life-limiting illness.
The choice is yours. As one of the first rural hospices in the country, EverHeart Hospice is an established, trusted leader in the hospice field. Our sincere, caring, and compassionate team recognizes their work as a calling and a purpose. EverHeart Hospice has been honoring life with trusted care for over 40 years.
Specialized care for individuals experiencing a life-limiting illness, with a life expectancy of six months or less and who no longer wish to seek curative treatment. Hospice Care focuses on the patient’s comfort and goals, allowing you to spend more quality time with family.
Medicare hospice benefit, Medicaid and private insurance
We provide care where you call home, whether it is your own home, a nursing facility, assisted living facility, hospital setting, or our Hospice Care Center.
Specialized care for individuals experiencing a life-limiting illness who want to continue aggressive treatment or therapies and need additional support. Palliative Care focuses on the relief of physical, spiritual, and emotional symptoms.
Medicaid, Medicare and private insurance
Patients may be seen in a location they call home, such as their own home, a nursing facility, assisted living facility, or hospital setting.
If you have questions about Hospice Care or any of our other services, please contact our team. We are here to guide you and give you answers.Contact