Skilled Services

Valley View Hospice care can offer various skilled services, depending on the patient’s needs and preferences. Some of the standard skilled services that hospice care can provide are:

  • Nursing services: A hospice nurse can visit patients regularly to monitor their condition, manage their symptoms and pain, administer medications, and coordinate with other health care providers.
  • Physician services: A hospice doctor can oversee the patient’s care plan, consult with their regular doctor, and make home visits if needed.
  • Social work services: A hospice social worker can help the patient and family cope with the emotional and practical aspects of the end-of-life journey, such as providing counseling, arranging for financial and legal assistance, and facilitating communication and decision-making.
  • Spiritual care services: A hospice chaplain or other spiritual counselor can offer spiritual guidance and support to the patient and family, respecting their beliefs and values.
  • Therapy services: A hospice therapist, such as a physical therapist, occupational therapist, or speech-language pathologist, can help the patient maintain or improve their function, comfort, and quality of life.
  • Hospice aide services: A hospice aide can assist the patient with personal care, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and feeding.
  • Volunteer services: A hospice volunteer can provide companionship, respite, and other supportive services to the patient and family, such as running errands, reading, or playing music.

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