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
Calvert Hospice benefits from Dominion grant
3/8/2018 3:15:00 PM
For more information, visit the company’s website at” Calvert Hospice cares for those in the community who are living with a terminal illness and have a life expectancy of 6 months or less. Hospice offers patients and their ... View More...

Hospice Care: How to Avoid a Bad Experience
3/14/2018 1:02:00 AM
A credible hospice service has a survey of what the family thinks about their services. It is a good practice that helps a potential customer decide whether their services suit them or not. This information can be found on their website or on request ... View More...

Bulletin Board
7/13/2017 10:58:00 PM
For more information, call Lorrie Stedman at 712-276-3821. Care Initiatives Hospice, seeks caring, compassionate people in the Sioux City area to become hospice volunteers. For more information, call Deb Poss at 293-1226, ext. 6609, or 877-577-3888. View More...

Center for Hope Shares Insights into Hospice Care with Nursing Professor from South Korea
3/12/2018 1:30:00 AM
Center for Hope Hospice & Palliative Care (Center for Hope ... as well as in patients’ homes and other medical and long-term care settings. For more information, visit or call (908) 889-7780. View More...

Spring hospice volunteer training to begin April 16
3/11/2018 8:12:00 PM
Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area and Maine General Hospice ... Registration is required, to register or for more information, call 626-1779 or 873-3615. View More...

Encompass Health Home Health & Hospice named to 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For
3/8/2018 7:56:00 AM
Encompass Health is the result of the union between HealthSouth Corporation and Encompass Home Health & Hospice, and is ranked as one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as Modern Healthcare's Best Places to Work. For more information ... View More...

Patty’s Place to Host Hospice Fundraiser
3/7/2018 10:01:00 PM
Hospice of Guernsey, a non-profit organization, provides care to terminally ill people in Guernsey, Noble and western Belmont counties. For more information, about the event or Hospice services, call 740-432-7440. View More...

Nathan Adelson Hospice Names Kara Westerfield as Chief Compliance Officer
3/13/2018 8:00:00 AM
In her role, Westerfield will be responsible for ensuring organizational compliance regarding the privacy and security of information created or maintained by the hospice. She will also ensure that a coordinated work effort between clinical services and ... View More...

Wausau United Way Volunteer Connection opportunities: Hospice, homework helpers
3/13/2018 6:38:00 AM
Relaxation assistant: Volunteers are needed to help bring simple massages, using essential oils, to hospice patients in their final stages ... donated items with agencies that need them. For more information, visit, or call United Way ... View More...

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