SERVICES PROVIDED BY SCOTLAND REGIONAL HOSPICE
Physician Directed Care is provided under the supervision of the patient's primary physician. The Hospice Medical Director is available for consultation.
Nursing Services include frequent assessments of the patient's condition, routine care visits, instruction for caregivers and assistance with pain management and symptom control. A 24 hour / 7 day on-call nursing service is provided.
Hospice Aides are available to provide personal care services and respite at appropriate times.
Hospice Social Workers are advocates for patients and their family members. During the initial assessment, social workers identify community resources that would be helpful to the patient and work to get that help as soon as possible. By addressing logistical, legal and financial needs, social workers help families find solutions to challenging problems that can become unmanageable during a crisis.
Chaplains and Bereavement Counselors Upon request, hospice Chaplains provides spiritual support with respect for individual values and beliefs. Many patients and their family members benefit from the emotional support, spiritual guidance and prayer offered by the chaplain. They are also available to assist with memorial services, funerals, baptisms and marriages.
Trained Volunteers offer companionship, emotional support, and transportation. Other volunteers assist with office work and fund raising events.
Ancillary Services are provided when needs are identified and can include dietary consultation, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, respiratory therapy and medical equipment.