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Hospice Care

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couple-kiss-cheekDelaware Hospice is your partner in the delivery of the highest quality hospice care, support and resources. We comfort patients through pain and symptom management as well as emotional and spiritual encouragement. We foster an environment that enables family and friends to share meaningful time together away from the stresses of a hospital.

Research indicates people with a life-limiting illness prefer the warmth and familiarity of their own homes. Delaware Hospice professionals work with families to coordinate care as well as to provide medicine, equipment and supplies. We also work closely with physicians to ensure a smooth transition of care, communication and follow-up for patients. Our specialized interdisciplinary hospice team consists of:

Delaware Hospice Medical Director:

Consults with the patient’s primary physician, oversees the care plan and may also serve as the attending physician if necessary

Registered Nurses:

Manage the individual’s care plan and provide education to caregivers

Certified Nursing Assistants:

Provide personal care to patients and education to caregivers

Social Workers:

Provide emotional care, and support the needs of family members

Chaplains:

Offer spiritual direction and prayer

Adult and Child Bereavement Counselors:

Provide grief support

Volunteers:

Offer companionship and encouragement

Delaware Hospice partners with a range of facilities, including hospitals and nursing homes, to create an environment where patients can live each day with as much peace, comfort and dignity as possible. Our team also offers spiritual and emotional support to individuals and their families through a variety of family support services.Delaware Hospice services are available throughout the entire state of Delaware and in Southern Chester and Delaware Counties in Pennsylvania. To find out if Delaware Hospice is right for you, please fill out our brief needs assessment, What’s Right For Me, or call us at 800-838-9800.