Health Care Directory 2022-2023
W HAT IS H OSPICE C ARE ?
imply put, hospice is not
challenges that are a part of the end-of-life process. These may include medical apparatus, man aging pain and comfort, process ing paperwork, and coordinating volunteers to provide respite and companionship to your loved one and your family. We also provide—in coordina tion with your family’s wishes— social work services, spiritual support, including involvement of counselors and clergy from your church denomination. In short, the hospice team pro vides a nurturing, supportive culture for all.
a place—it’s a medical and philosophical approach to care.
The hospice team provides medical, emotional and spiri tual support to individuals with terminal illnesses and their families. Although hos pice care is often associated with cancer patients, it is also a resource for people in the final stages of chronic diseases like emphysema. ALS, Diabetes, Alzheimer disease heart dis ease, HIv/AIDS, neuromuscu lar, kidney and liver disease, and other life-limiting condi tions. Hospice care may be deliv ered in the person’s home, or it may be in a hospital, nurs ing home, assisted living cen ter or hospice facility. Doctors, nurse, medical workers, pharmacist and other hospice care staff use the latest practices and tech nologies to manage pain and symptoms, and to create the best quality of life during end of life.
ly. Once you make the decision for hospice care, the hospice team manages your entire spectrum of needs related to the terminal diagnosis in the integrated, efficient way that takes significant pressure off your loved one and your fami ly. Hospice professionals manage any number of medical, psy chological, spiritual practical
e support our patients through their journey. We hold their hand and provide exceptional care along the way. We give each patient the love and compassion we would give our own family member and loved one.
Why Hospice Care?
Often, full-time caregivers and family are the first to notice changes in a loved one. Letting your doctor know about these changes can help him or her decide if hospice could help you and your fami
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:
• Nursing ~ CNA • Social Work • Spiritual Care
• Bereavement • Music Therapy • Pet Therapy
• Legacy Projects • Art Therapy and Complementary Therapies
262-879-8014 850 Elm Grove Road • Suite 21 • Elm Grove, WI 53122 www.legacyhospicecares.com
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