Your Care Team

The Beacon of Hope Hospice Team

The team consists of specialized, professional caregivers extending the care provided by your physician and existing caregivers. Your team is comprised of these professionals:

   Hospice Physician:Consults with the patient’s primary care physician to implement an individualized plan of patient care.
   Nurse Practitioner: Provides medical home visits, assisting your choices of plan of care services.
   Primary Nurse: Manages patient care, symptoms and needs, and is available 24/7.
   Certified Nurse Assistant: Provides personal care/light housekeeping.
    Social Worker: Addresses psycho-social issues and assists in identifying community resources as needed.
    Chaplain: Provides spiritual support/acts as liaison between family and personal clergy.
   Volunteers: Assist patients and loved ones in a variety of ways.
  Bereavement Team: Supports family during the grieving process for up to 12 months.
   



Industry News
Owner of Bradenton-Sarasota hospice plans to merge
2/26/2020 8:00:00 PM
The merger has no direct impact to patients and their families, volunteers, donors, referral sources or the boards of directors of the current organizations at this time. For more information on ... View More...

Talbot Hospice volunteer training dates announced
2/25/2020 3:40:00 AM
Topics covered during training include hospice purpose and philosophy, volunteer roles, spirituality at end of life, death and dying, listening skills and boundaries, family dynamics, cultural ... View More...

Niagara Hospice gears up for spring bouquet sale
2/17/2020 10:23:00 PM
Those are interested in volunteering for a couple of hours, one day during the sale or more, can contact Bolt at 280-0766 or visit www.NiagaraHospice.org for more information. Niagara Hospice raises ... View More...

Hospice of Chattanooga Announces "Heart Touch Journey Program"
2/19/2020 2:33:00 AM
Meeting patients and families where they are on their journey. Hospice of Chattanooga and Palliative Care Services serves people in 22 counties in southeast Tennessee, northwest Georgia and North ... View More...

Melissa Gilbert on hospice advocacy, ‘Little House on the Prairie’ before Sarasota visit
2/18/2020 4:34:00 AM
That’s got to change.” The Tidewell Hospice Signature Luncheon featuring keynote speaker Melissa Gilbert takes place 11:30 a.m. Thursday at The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota, 1111 Ritz-Carlton Dr., Sarasota. View More...

Hospice nurse accused of forging prescriptions totaling over $75,000
2/21/2020 4:23:00 AM
GAINESVILLE, GA (WGCL) -- Police are searching for a hospice nurse accused of forging prescriptions totaling over $75,000 ... Brandsma is still on the run. If you have any information on her ... View More...

Local hospice seeks volunteers
2/23/2020 8:29:00 PM
Volunteers with specific skills or licenses such as barbers, beauticians, massage therapists and musicians are also encouraged to apply. For more information about hospice or volunteering, call ... View More...

OSF Hospice to host volunteer training
2/28/2020 5:02:00 PM
“Sometimes the people who are at first unsure of their talents go on to be the best volunteers, and to find a deep sense of reward in the position,” said Ilene Kotajarvi, volunteer coordinator at OSF ... View More...

Hospice of Southern Kentucky providing care for BRADD Region
2/16/2020 3:19:00 PM
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- Hospice of Southern Kentucky is a non-for-profit organization that was established in Bowling Green in 1981. For 40 years Hospice has been serving the BRADD region with ... View More...

CEO marks 30 years with Hospice Maui
2/26/2020 2:41:00 AM
Twice, Hospice Maui has been named as one of Hawaii’s “Best Places to Work” by ... but we would like to be able to develop it in accordance with our mission as time went on,” he said. For more ... View More...

Coast Lines | Hospice of Santa Cruz informs volunteers
2/25/2020 2:45:00 AM
Hospice of Santa Cruz County is hosting informational sessions for residents interested ... Coast Lines items are run at no charge. Please include contact information for questions. Information: ... View More...

UP Home Health and Hospice teaming up with UPHP to offer Women's Health Expo
2/26/2020 7:57:59 AM
Pre-registration for the event ensures you get a lunch, a swag bag and are entered in for a chance to win an iPad. View More...

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