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Clinical Staff

Hospice Medical Director -
Responsible for the palliation and management of your terminal illness and any conditions related to your terminal illness and the medical direction and quality of care provided to you and your family by the interdisciplinary group.

Registered Nurse -
Responsible for the coordination of care with other members of the interdisciplinary group and handle any nursing needs. The role of the nurse is to help prevent and relieve pain and other symptoms, and to teach caregivers ways to provide for your care.

Certified Nursing Assistant -
Hospice aide services are provided to you if you have a need for personal care or homemaker services on a part-time basis. Our hospice aides have experience caring for people in need and have been carefully chosen to provide care for hospice patients.

Social Worker -
Facing a serious illness can be a time of tremendous pain and confusion for you and your family. A social worker will be available to help you and your family navigate the emotions and challenges throughout the time in which the illness is occurring. Services that may be provided by the social worker include:
• Providing emotional support, counseling and guidance to you and your family.
• Identify community resources available to you.
• Assisting with applications for special services
• Assisting with planning for funeral home arrangements, nursing home placement, etc.
• Offering information about living wills and/or durable power of attorney for health care.

Spiritual Care Coordinator -
Hospice spiritual care is based in a high respect for patients' and caregivers' personal faith and belief. The hospice spiritual coordinator is available to assist patients and families cope with the significant spiritual issues that arise during terminal illness.

Volunteers -
A vital part of hospice is the carefully selected and well-trained volunteers working alongside the professional staff. These special people provide many different types of support for the hospice program and those coping with terminal illness, grief and loss, they are good listeners, nonjudgmental, adaptable and have a strong desire to reach out with love and concern for others.

Bereavement services –
Following a terminal diagnosis, patients and families often struggle with anticipatory grief issues. The medical social worker and spiritual coordinator are available to assist families during this emotionally difficult time, as well as provide information on common aspects of anticipatory grief. Following a hospice patients’ death, hospice continues to provide bereavement support to grieving families.