Hospice offers your sufferers decisions
- The option to go for consolation care reasonably than healing care
- The option to be at residence, with household and a hospice crew, reasonably than in a hospital
- The alternative of 1 hospice supplier over many potentialities
Because the referring clinician, you’ve gotten the selection to check with a specialist in end-of-life care and play a collaborative position.
To refer your affected person right this moment, name 855-882-3520
Clinicians who refer sufferers to VITAS get:
- Similar-day admissions
- 24/7 availability
- Advanced modalities to fulfill your affected person’s wants
- Structured, skilled objectives of care conversations with the affected person and household
- Steady care within the residence; inpatient care if residence just isn’t sufficient
- Visits from an interdisciplinary care crew, from a hospice aide to a chaplain or social employee. Even after the demise, grief assist continues
- Apple iOS expertise that admits sufferers, coordinates care, delivers provides and certifies eligibility proper on the bedside, 365 days a yr
- Built-in companies: occupational or respiratory remedy; pet visits; packages for veteran, cultural and non secular group
- Greater than 70 persevering with training displays that educate on when to show to hospice for higher outcomes
Everybody wants management
For sufferers with critical progressive sickness, management might be a distant reminiscence. With the ability to depend on anything-from how they really feel to how their day will progress to main choices being made on their behalf-is past their management. In the event that they act like pawns or victims, it’s as a result of that’s how they’ve come to really feel.
Everybody must have some management, to be given decisions and requested what they like. When severely in poor health sufferers transition to hospice, VITAS offers again management. The affected person tells their hospice crew what hospice ought to appear like, what makes them really feel higher, how they hope to spend their days.
The household has a say too. Together with the hospice crew, they create a care plan for the affected person that displays private and household tradition, traditions, decisions.
The precise alternative
The Facilities for Medicare & Medicaid Companies (CMS) and healthcare suppliers right this moment speak about aiming for the best care in the best place on the proper time. All require the best decisions.
At VITAS we work with referral sources to determine sufferers who’re not responding to healing care as hoped, to outline the care that can meet that affected person’s medical and psychosocial wants, and to know that hospice care works greatest over weeks and months, not days or hours.
When it’s time to select, select VITAS, the hospice supplier that provides you and your affected person decisions.