Hospice Care

Hospice care tries to provide and comfort individuals in the last stage of their life through medical, emotional, and spiritual support. Many of the individuals who wish to receive such care are suffering from a terminal illness or extreme old age. The goal of hospice care is not to cure illness and disease but to focus on the comfort and support of the afflicted individual and their supportive family.

 

For over forty years, Country Club Rehabilitation Campus has provided hospice care to its residents and their families. While hospice care generally takes place in the home of a given individual, this supportive care can be provided at hospice centers, hospitals, and skilled nursing homes. The benefit to receiving such services at trained facility is the 24/7 comfort and services it can provide you and your loved one(s).

 

Our Services

As stated previously, our hospice services revolve around the idea of making you and your loved one as comfortable as possible. Hospice care attempts to accomplish this through:

 

  • Medical Services
    The extent of medical services hospice care provides is mainly the reduction of pain and symptoms one may be experiencing. This is accomplished through physical care and various medical prescriptions, drugs, and equipment. Our trained nurses and staff are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to care for your loved one by preparing meals, running errands, and attending to their medical needs.

  • Emotional and Spiritual Support
    Trained specialists are at the disposal of afflicted individuals and close family members for the purpose of counseling and social support for psychological, emotional, and spiritual issues.

 

Medicare: What Does and Doesn’t Cover

It is important to remember that you are not alone in this time of difficulty and hardship. Be sure to take advantage of programs, such as Medicare, that are intended to help you in this specific time of need.

 

Medicare covers these hospice care services:

  • Doctor services
  • Nursing care
  • Medical equipment and supplies
  • Drugs for pain relief and symptom control
  • Hospice aide and homemaker services
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Speech-language pathology services
  • Social worker services
  • Dietary counseling
  • Grief counseling
  • Short-term inpatient care (for pain and symptom management)
  • Short-term respite care for caregiver or family member

 

Medicare does not cover the following services that may be related to your hospice care:

  • Treatment to cure your terminal illness
  • Prescription drugs to cure your illness
  • Room and board
  • Care from any hospice provider that was not set up by the hospice medical team
  • Care in an emergency room, inpatient facility care, or ambulance transportation