Professional Ancillary Services

Suncrest Hospice Care is a leading provider of compassionate and professional hospice care services. We understand the importance of delivering specialized care to patients and their families during this delicate time. With a dedicated team of healthcare professionals, we offer a range of professional ancillary services to ensure the highest level of comfort, support, and dignity for our patients. 

In this article, we will explore the various services provided by our skilled team, emphasizing the benefits of at-home hospice care.

Attending Physician/Medical Director

Our attending physician and medical director work collaboratively with the Hospice Care Team to oversee and provide medical assistance to patients and their families. With their expertise, they ensure that the medical needs of our patients are met, focusing on their comfort and well-being.

Skilled Nursing

Our skilled nursing team plays a crucial role in delivering comprehensive care. They are equipped to provide a wide range of services, including skilled nursing assessments, wound care and dressing changes, injections, catheter care, ostomy care, intravenous fluid/medication management, diabetes mellitus care, and so on. 

Certified Home Health Aide

Our certified home health aides are compassionate and experienced individuals who assist patients with personal care. They provide support with activities such as eating, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, and ambulation. These dedicated professionals ensure that patients feel comfortable and maintain their dignity throughout their hospice journey.

Medical Social Worker

The role of our medical social worker is to provide emotional and social support to patients and their families. They assess the emotional and social factors affecting patients and offer counseling and education to maximize their strengths and coping skills. Our medical social worker also assists with problem-solving interventions, provides guidance in financial matters, and coordinates community resources to enhance the overall well-being of our patients and their families.

Professional Ancillary Services

In addition to the core hospice care team, we provide professional ancillary services to address the diverse needs of our patients. These services include infusion medications and supplies, inhalation therapy and supplies, and durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, canes, walkers, and hospital beds.

By offering these services, we aim to enhance the comfort and convenience of our patients and their families during their hospice care journey.

Spiritual Counselor/Chaplain

We understand the importance of addressing the spiritual needs of our patients and their families. Our non-denominational spiritual counselor and chaplain provide compassionate support and counseling, ensuring that patients find solace and peace during this challenging time.

They are skilled in addressing a wide range of spiritual needs, including:

  • Providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families
  • Offering prayers, blessings, or spiritual rituals according to individual preferences
  • Assisting in the exploration of spiritual beliefs, values, and personal philosophies
  • Helping individuals find comfort and acceptance in the face of existential questions
  • Collaborating with other members of the care team to provide holistic support

Benefits of Hospice Care

Hospice care provides numerous benefits to patients and their families. Here are some of the most important benefits:

  • 24-hour access to a skilled nurse
  • All services are coordinated with your physician(s)
  • Care is provided in the privacy and comfort of your home or residence of your choice

Who can refer you to Suncrest Hospice Care?

Your doctor, family, and friends can refer you to hospice care, or you can refer yourself. Insurance companies, residential homes and assisted living facilities, nursing homes, hospitals, and rehab units can also refer you.

To Summarize:

At Suncrest Hospice Care, we are committed to providing exceptional care tailored to the unique needs of each patient and their family. Our professional ancillary services, combined with our dedicated and compassionate team, ensure that patients receive the highest level of comfort, support, and dignity during their hospice care journey. 

Whether it’s skilled nursing, certified home health aide assistance, medical social work, professional services, or spiritual support, we are here to accompany and guide you every step of the way.

If you or your loved one requires compassionate and comprehensive at-home hospice care, contact our Hospice Care today. Our team of dedicated professionals is ready to provide the support and comfort you deserve during this challenging time. Let us be your trusted partner on this journey, ensuring that you receive the highest quality of care and support.