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
When hospice care goes wrong, where can you turn?
2/16/2019 10:00:00 AM
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Yolo Hospice & CWC: The gift of presence
2/16/2019 9:23:00 AM
the organization relies on a team of 95 employees, 150 volunteers, dozens of community partners and thousands of community friends and supporters. For more information on ways to get involved with Yol... View More...

Treasure hunters strike gold at Hospice of the Western Reserve’s warehouse sale
2/16/2019 7:38:00 AM
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Household furnishings large and small drew treasure hunters to the popular warehouse sale of the Hospice of the Western Reserve ... the sale directly supports patients and families. ... View More...

Severn Hospice launches new charity event in Shrewsbury
2/15/2019 4:11:00 PM
She says her experiences of the hospice were completely different to what she had ... £5 for a child under 15 while children under five go free. For more information go to severnhospice.org.uk/support ... View More...

‘At the Rowans Hospice we’re motivated to improve the quality of life for all’
2/14/2019 10:03:00 AM
Originally Rowans Hospice offered traditional ‘day care’, which incorporated ... For those who are newly-diagnosed there is often a need to have information and in this respect they often link people ... View More...

Hospice announces capital campaign, major expansion
2/10/2019 2:24:00 AM
Hospice of Wichita Falls offers comprehensive care options ranging from care provided in the patient’s home, assisted living facilities, contracted nursing facilities, hospitals, and in the W. Erle an... View More...

Calvert Hospice announces educational seminar for March
2/9/2019 8:00:00 PM
Calvert Hospice will provide refreshments ... which will include the importance of transferring assets, information about the preparation of a last will and testament, and more. There will be time for ... View More...

Hospice of Davidson County hosts second annual Hearts For Hospice
2/13/2019 4:21:00 AM
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Alice House Hospice in Hartlepool launches new Memory Stroll to help raise vital funds
2/10/2019 7:07:00 PM
For more information about Alice House Hospice events and news updates visit www.alicehousehospice.co.uk or follow Alice House on social media: Facebook @alicehousehospice or Twitter @AliceHouseHosp. View More...

AT&T and VITAS Healthcare Launch Virtual Reality Study for Hospice Patients
2/12/2019 5:30:00 AM
Chief Information Office of VITAS Healthcare. "We not only chose AT&T for its technology expertise, but for its vision to use technology to help improve care. Our goal is to eventually expand VR and A... View More...

Amedisys Closes on Acquisition of Compassionate Care Hospice
2/3/2019 10:58:00 PM
Upon closing of the Compassionate Care Hospice acquisition ... manage and keep our information systems secure, our ability to comply with requirements stipulated in our corporate integrity ... View More...

VITAS HEALTHCARE CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF HOSPICE INPATIENT CENTER AT ROCKLEDGE
2/6/2019 3:28:00 AM
VITAS will begin accepting hospice-appropriate patients at the ... return home after spending a few days in the unit. For more information about VITAS services, call (321) 751-6671 or visit ... View More...

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