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Service: Hospice

Compassionate, comprehensive end-of-life care is provided through a team approach to our clients and their families in a private home or homelike setting.

At National Church Residences, hospice is not a place. It is specialized care designed for someone who has a life-limiting health issue. When health challenges present themselves, important decisions and control seem to be in the hands of others. Patients and loved ones are often overwhelmed and confused regarding their options and choices.

National Church Residences Hospice Program has the simple yet profound goal of putting a person’s life back in his or her control. Our expert care staff can design an approach to care that meets the unique goals of each individual and family. We strive to honor an individual’s wishes while supporting those who love them.

Team Members & Services

With National Church Residences Hospice, a person can receive support that includes:

  • Nurses who are experts at managing symptoms and coordinating an individual’s care. This means improved quality of life for the person and his or her family.
  • Social workers who understand complex psychological and social issues surrounding families. This understanding can decrease anxiety and worry.
  • Chaplains who are sensitive to a person’s spiritual perspective. This can foster a greater sense of peace and understanding.
  • Volunteers who are trained to provide support. This support can help alleviate the stress that can come with caring for loved ones.
  • Home health aides who realize the unique approach needed when providing personal care. This too can lessen caregivers’ stress.
  • Any medical equipment, medical supplies and prescriptions related to why a person is receiving our hospice care are paid for and provided by National Church Residences.

Our staff is merely a phone call away — 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

And there are no out-of-pocket costs for those with Medicare.

Who Needs Hospice?

Hospice care is for people who have health issues including cancer, lung disease, heart disease, kidney disease, dementia, liver disease, Parkinson’s disease and many others. People with these health concerns frequently do not receive hospice care and suffer needlessly. National Church Residences Hospice Services can help.

Between 10% and 15% of all patients are discharged from hospice because their health improves. This is often because hospice care is so effective at managing a person’s care.

 

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We welcome questions and comments from residents, family members, and those interested in housing and health care for themselves or for loved ones. We also look forward to learning how we might serve your organization or community group with one of our many housing and health care services.