Our Promise to Clients and Families at St. Elizabeth Hospice Care, Inc.
- We promise to keep our patients as pain free and comfortable as possible. We will also provide emotional and spiritual comfort and support to the patient’s family.
- We promise to stay at the patient’s bedside as long as necessary in a crisis situation. We will not leave the patient’s home or care facility until the crisis situation is concluded.
- We promise to remain in contact with the patient’s family member after the passing of their loved one, providing grief counseling and other bereavement services.
Who are the members of a hospice team?
- Physicians who are expert in taking care of patients with terminal illness
- Nurses, who regularly visit the patient to assess the patient’s symptoms and responses to treatment
- Home health aides, who assist with the patient’s personal care including: bathing, hygiene, feeding, etc.
- Social workers who asses the emotional needs of the patient and their family members and who work to get any possible government financial support that is available
- Chaplains who provide spiritual support to the patient and their family members
- Volunteers who provide the patient with compassionate companionship and assist the patient by performing day to day tasks such as running errands
St. Elizabeth Hospice Care, Inc. does not discriminate in the employment of staff or the provision of service on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation and national origin.