Your Care Team
Preferred Hospice's experienced staff understands the unique physical, emotional and spiritual needs of terminally ill patients and their families and has the specialized skills to meet them.
We attribute our success to the compassion, professionalism, and dedication of our staff and interdisciplinary team. Among the senior team are physicians and nurses, who bring years of experience in health care — specifically end-of-life care.
The hospice team members include: the patient’s personal physician, hospice physician, nurses, home health aides, social workers, clergy or other counselors, trained volunteers and specialists such as speech, physical and occupational therapists.
Your Preferred Hospice team is dedicated to easing your burden and empowering you to live every day that remains as fully as possible. Our pledge is to respect your wishes, protect your dignity and help you celebrate and complete your life at home, in comfort, surrounded by the people you love. Your team is available to:
- Develop the plan of care
- Manage pain and symptoms
- Attend to the emotional, psychosocial and spiritual aspects of dying and caregiving
- Teach family members how to provide care
- Be an advocate for patient and family
- Provide bereavement care and counseling