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Our Services

Our Services

Angelino Hospice Care provides a comprehensive range of services, commensurate with the needs of each individual. We recognize that each individual’s needs are different, and that a patient’s needs may change. We work closely with family members to determine what is needed, and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Angelino Hospice Care uses an interdisciplinary approach, keeping the broad picture of each patient’s needs in mind. The collaborative team includes a wide range of specialty and expertise, including:

  • Attending Physician

    The patient’s regular physician is a key member of the Hospice Team. The attending physician assumes responsibility for medical management of the patient’s treatment throughout their involvement in the hospice program.

  • Hospice Medical Director

    Works with attending physician and staff, providing the expertise and perspective of hospice care

  • Patient Care Manager (PCM)

    The PCM is a registered nurse who is responsible for the management and coordinator of care the patient and the team. He/she makes certain that the plan of care for each patient is unique, individualized and interdisciplinary. He/she is often the most accessible by phone and coordinates the physician’s orders with the other team members who will carry them out.

  • Nursing Staff

    The hospice nurse visits the patient wherever they reside. The number of visits depends on the patient’s needs. The hospice nurse provides direct care to the patient and keeps the doctor informed and updated about the patient’s condition. The nurse also teaches the family and/or other caregivers how to care for the patient.

  • Social Worker

    The social worker provides direct support and counseling for the patient, family members, and caregivers. The Social Worker also serves as the primary contact to access community resources.

  • Certified Home Health Aides/Certified Nurses’ Assistants

    The CHHA/C.N.A. is available to provide personal care, such as bathing and grooming as well as assistance with other activities of daily living. The CHHA/C.N.A can also provide short periods of respite for the family. The frequency of the visits are base on the needs of the patient and the caregiver.

  • Hospice chaplain

    The chaplain is available to help patient and family with spiritual and religious matters. He can also serve as liaison to the family’s clergyman.

  • Bereavement coordinator

    The Hospice Bereavement Coordinator works with the family and develops a plan to support and help them during their time of loss. The Bereavement Coordinator is a specialist who is aware of the difficulties and needs of a family as they go through this time of loss.

  • Volunteer

    Hospice Volunteer provide emotional support and companionship to patients and their families. They can also provide respite for caregivers and family members involved in the patient’s care.

Angelino Hospice Care Services Include:

People typically consider hospice care in situations of life limiting medical conditions. The following are indicators that you or someone you love may be a candidate for hospice care:

Assistance with Daily Living – activities such as eating, getting out of bed, using the bathroom, walking, dressing, bathing, and toileting.
Pain and Symptom Management – Angelino Hospice Care personnel use carefully administered medication as well as other techniques to help control symptoms
Comfort – includes medical supplies and equipment that help promote comfort
Nursing Care – Nurses provide care and education to patients and their families. Each nurse is specially trained in pain and symptom management and is available to meet the individual care needs of the patient.
Psycho-social – Our social workers and spiritual counselors are professionally trained to address the emotional and spiritual needs of patients. They also help foster positive family relationships, and can access and coordinate community resources.
Bereavement Services – Angelino Hospice Care provides professional counselors who are trained in comforting family members. They are uniquely qualified to provide the spiritual and emotional comfort. Grief support services are offered for 13 months following the death of a hospice patient.