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Hospice Care

What Is Hospice Care?

Hospice care is a specialized care designed to provide support to you and your loved ones during an advanced illness. Hospice care focuses on comfort and quality of life rather than cure. The goal of hospice care is to enable you to have an alert, pain-free life, to live each day as fully as possible. Hospice care affirms life. Considered to be the model for quality, compassionate care for people facing a life limiting illness or injury. Hospice care involves a team-oriented approach to expert medical care, pain management, emotional, and spiritual support; expressly tailored to the patient’s needs and wishes. Support is provided to the patient’s loved on as well. At the center of hospice  and palliative care is the belief that each of us has the right to pass pain-free, with dignity, and that our families will receive the necessary support to allow us to do so.

Hospice Mission

All Care Hospice & Palliative Care is dedicated to promoting quality life by addressing the medical, emotional, and spiritual needs of our patients and their families. We understand that each patient and family is unique. We are guided by the belief that providing the highest quality of patient care with dignity, compassion, and respect for each person is the most important activity of the organization. We feel that we should help every patient facing end of life decisions to be free of pain and in a safe, compassionate environment. These choices allow patients to spend their final days with dignity and comfort and surrounded by their loved ones.

Benefits of Hospice Care

Hospice services are a team approach integrating medical, emotional, spiritual, and social services. This team approach offers support to patients and their families when a disease or illness has resisted curative treatment. Every patient has a tailored care plan specific to their unique needs and wishes.

Some Facts About Hospice Care

Hospice is not a place, but a quality of care that brings the patient and family medical, emotional, and spiritual care supported by focusing on comfort and quality of life.

Hospice serves anyone facing a life limiting illness, regardless of age or type of illness.

Hospice treats pain and manages symptoms while allowing most patients to remain at home.

A person may keep his or her primary physician involved while they receive hospice care.

Hospice offers grief and bereavement services to family members and the community.

Hospice services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurances with hospice benefit, and/or private pay.

Hospice offers a variety of bereavement and counseling services to families and their children before and after a patient’s death. Those involved in this hospice process have a variety of physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. The nature of passing is unique; therefore the hospice team’s goal is to be sensitive and responsive to the special needs of each individual and their family.

You will not be discriminated against based on social status, political belief, sexual preference, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, handicap, gender identification, sex stereotyping, pregnancy, child birth and related condition, sexual orientation, disability (mental or physical), or communicable disease.

All Care Hospice & Palliative Care is a state licensed, Medicare-certified hospice agency. Accredited by Community Health Accreditation Program as a deemed hospice agency. Serving Ada, Canyon, and Payette counties.