Companion’s Professional Team Members

 

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Companion’s Professional Staff Includes:

  • Nurses (RNs and LPNs) who provide skilled medical care, including administering medications, monitoring vital signs, dressing wounds, and teaching patients and families about medications, disease management and home equipment.
  • Therapists (Physical, Occupational and Speech) who work with patients to restore or maintain their motor, speech and cognitive skills.
  • Homecare Aides who provide personal services such as bathing, dressing, toileting, making meals, or light cleaning.
  • Medical Social Workers who assist patients and families with other available resources to help patients remain in their own home, such as obtaining Meals on Wheels, housekeeping or transportation assistance, financial resources to help cover costs of medications and equipment, as well as counseling and short-term or long-range planning.
  • Chaplain gives pastoral support with comforting and supporting presence in a difficult time. Management team is made up of an experienced group of healthcare professionals who are dedicated to supporting the care team members in their efforts to deliver the best, highest quality care and services.
  • Administrative Support staff that focuses on facilitating care, communication, responding to patients’, clients’, and families’ needs and scheduling.
  • Companions/Homemakers who provide companionship, supervision and assistance with meals, errands, mail, light housekeeping, shopping, meal planning or other daily activities
  • Volunteers who have been specially trained to work with hospice patients and their families – they may provide respite, sitting with patients to give family members time for other activities, provide socialization or other support services.
  • Bereavement Support services for patients and families that may include counseling, newsletters, grief support groups. Bereavement support is available for families for at least 13 months following the death of a loved one.
  • Dietitians who provide a complete nutritional assessment and make recommendations for diets, supplements and resources to improve nutritional status and life enjoyment.

Comprehensive Services Include:

  • Diabetes Management
  • Disease Management, such as CHF, COPD, Strokes
  • IV Infusion Therapy
  • Medication Management
  • Nutrition Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatric Support
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pre/Post-Operative Care
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Speech and Language Therapy
  • Tele-monitoring
  • Wound/Ostomy Care
  • Volunteers

Staff Certified In:

  • Wound Vacs
  • IV Therapy
  • Pediatrics