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
Chautauqua Hospice, Palliative Care participates in case study
12/16/2017 3:09:00 PM
CHPC provides hospice care for patients and families facing life-limiting terminal illness, as well as palliative care for those with serious chronic illness. For more information, visit or call 338-0033. View More...

Yolo Hospice: Gratitude … where everyone’s a winner
12/15/2017 7:03:00 AM
You just have to keep showing up. For more information on dealing with loss or anxiety during the holidays, call the Yolo Hospice Bereavement Department at 530-758-5566. — Craig Dresang is CEO of Yolo Hospice. His column is published monthly. View More...

This is what LGBTQ people should look for when choosing hospice care
12/12/2017 4:00:00 AM
an information booth at a local Pride festival, and availability of an LGBTQ bereavement group. Lastly, here’s an easy way to assess how inclusive a hospice or palliative care program really is: If you visit the program’s offices, look for gender ... View More...

Delta Hospice gets early gift from Open Space
12/14/2017 9:28:00 AM
The society also operates Tsawwassen’s Hospice Cottage Charity Shoppe which allows services to be offered at no cost. For more information about the Delta Hospice Society or to donate, visit View More...

Decatur hospice patient treated to makeover, day on town
12/12/2017 10:32:00 AM
Williams and hospice registered nurse Amy Masterson contacted Ulta ... Source: (Decatur) Herald and Review Information from: Herald & Review, This is an Illinois Exchange story shared by the (Decatur) Herald and Review. View More...

CMS promises more accurate Hospice Compare site
12/8/2017 3:36:00 AM
Providers believed this could prevent patients and families from finding care. "Incorrect or misleading healthcare information is always troubling, especially for hospice patients and families facing such an emotional, life-changing decision," said Perry ... View More...

Christmas appeal for Notts 'Hospice at Home' service
12/12/2017 4:49:00 PM
Treetops Hospice Care services are provided free and include support and information, day care, Hospice at Home and therapeutic services including counselling and complementary therapies. Treetops was ranked fourth in the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for ... View More...

Hemlock Hospice is an elegy for the dying New England hemlock forest
12/10/2017 3:00:00 PM
Another stop along the hospice trail offers visitors a row of brightly decorated ... Fungi are the fiber optics of the forest, miles of dense web that trees use to exchange nutrients and information. As we walk along the trail, we arrive at a large wood ... View More...

Judge lowers bond for ND nurse accused of stealing hospice drugs
12/14/2017 10:58:00 AM
She promised to get the discovery information to the defense soon even if she has to ... Beckler and Kochel are accused of stealing drugs prescribed for hospice patients between December 2012 and Sept. 8, 2014, according to the probable cause affidavit ... View More...

Light a Life raises more than $70,000 for St. Peter's Hospice, honors loved ones
12/7/2017 2:56:00 PM
St. Peter’s Hospice provides physical and emotional care for terminally ... Broadway, Helena, MT 59601. Call 444-2370 for more information. View More...

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