Companion Hospice offers an individualized plan of care that is developed by the hospice team, the physician, and the patient and family to address the patient's specific needs.
The hospice team responsibilities include the management of the patient's pain and symptoms and assisting the patient and family with the emotional, psychosocial, and spiritual concerns when dealing with end-of-life care.
Comprehensive Services Provided:
- Medications, medical equipment and supplies (related to terminal illness)
- Routine visits by a nurse and home health aide
- Physician-directed medical care
- Education for the patient and family
- Social work and counseling
- Spiritual and bereavement support
- Dietary Counseling
- Management of patient’s pain and symptoms
- 24-hour on-call services
- Therapy Services: Occupational, Speech & Physical
- Pet Assisted Visits
Payer Sources for Hospice Care:
- Advantage Program
- VA/Tricare Benefits
- Private Insurances
Companion Hospice is provided on the basis of need, not the ability to pay.