Outpatient Hospice Care

HospiceCare of the Piedmont offers care for the patient and the family by providing necessary services in the home, or at another place of residence such as a nursing home. Services provided include:

  • Medical care and supervision under the direction of the patient’s primary physician or Hospice Medical Director.
  • Hospice nurses assess the patient’s condition, provide patient care instruction for family and friends, and help with the management of pain and other symptoms.
  • Nurse(s) are available on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Hospice Home Health Aides assist with bathing and personal care.
  • Social Workers help identify and resolve problems, coordinate resources, and provide counseling.
  • Trained volunteers provide emotional support, companionship and offer periods of respite for the caregiver.
  • Spiritual support and counseling.
  • If hospitalization is required, the Hospice Team continues to coordinate care with the physician, family, and hospital staff.
  • Assistance with needed medical supplies and equipment and medications.
  • Bereavement and supportive services for the family.
  • Palliative Care Home Health Program.
  • Hospice House: 15 Bed Hospice Inpatient Facility providing inpatient and respite care.

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