Hospice care is available for all age groups .... and is not only for cancer patients!
Hospice isn't a place, but a kind of caring. Hospice is provided in a setting that best suits the needs of patient and family. Services occur wherever the patient calls home. This can include:
- The patient's home
- Nursing facility
- Assisted living facility
- Hospice residence or unit
- Wherever the person lives
Hospice services are provided under the direction of a physician, and include:
- Social services
- Physician services
- Hospice aide
- Spiritual counseling
- Dietary counseling
- Bereavement counseling
Physical therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy may also be included when needed.
Arrangements will be made for needed medical supplies and equipment related to the patient's diagnosis.
Serving the people of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia