St. Bernardine Care Providers, provide Hospice care for the sick and terminally ill patient. They specialize in providing care and support for the patient and the family. Just knowing that there is someone at your loved ones home or someone you can call in the event of an emergency such as they have fallen, or if their illness worsens, helps put everyone’s mind at ease during a very difficult time.
Advantages of Hospice Care
Care and Support
Hospice care helps ease the families anxiety. Hospice professionals are available 24 hours a day, giving the family time to rest, do errands, chores, or even go to appointments. The family can also opt to have care givers come into the home and care for their loved one and provide them with comfort and companionship.
Hospice care is provided in the patient’s home, which allows the family to come and go as they please and causes less stress and anxiety for the patient and their family being in a familiar environment.
The patients wishes are a crucial element of hospice care. By placing a loved one in hospice, the family can focus on spending quality time with their loved one. Neither the patient or the family have to deal with the hospital environment which can be noisy and nerve wracking.
Patient and Family Counseling
Support and guidance are necessary when a family member is terminally ill. Hospice helps both the patient and family cope with a wide range of emotions during this difficult time. In addition, Hospice also offers the family grief counseling after their loved one has passed away and often times, help with some of the after death tasks that need to be taken care of.
Less Financial Burdens
For lots of families, hospital bills can cause a tremendous amount stress. Hospice, out of pocket monetary costs are considerably reduced and Medicare, Medicaid, and the patients private insurances also helps cover the cost of hospice care.
St. Bernardine Care Providers, provide Hospice care for sick and terminally ill residents in the towns of High Desert, Apple Valley, Victorville, and Hesperia.