Nevada Hospice Care Services
A patient in the final stage of life receives care at home, provided by a team of professional staff. Services may include:
Routine visits are performed by nurses who have received specialized training in hospice care, pain management and symptom management. Available 24 hours a day for consultation.
Social workers provide counseling to the patient and the family, assist with end of life planning, and identify community resources that may be helpful to meet additional needs.
Hospice volunteers enhance the patient’s care by offering companionship to the patient. Examples of services provided by the volunteer is reading, singing, or just sitting with the patient.
These individuals make scheduled visits to assist with the personal care needs of the patient.
We provide spiritual support to those requesting it, honoring the patient’s personal beliefs.
Nevada Hospice Service provides all medications related to the terminal diagnosis.
We can assist the family in the grieving process prior to and following the patient’s death.
All items that are related to the terminal diagnosis are provided by the hospice.
listed in a patient’s care plan as necessary for the palliation and management of the terminal illness.