We realize that end of life issues can be difficult to navigate. At Superior Hospice, we embrace a patient and family centered approach to care. We provide local expert clinicians who are readily available to meet your needs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Your SUPERIOR Hospice Team
Your Superior Hospice team is comprised of Nurses, Physicians, Social Workers, Spiritual Advisers, Dieticians, trained Volunteers, Bereavement Counselors, Hospice Aides, Home Makers and Musicians.
What is SUPERIOR Hospice?
Hospice is a concept of care designed to provide comfort and support to patients and their families when a life-limiting illness no longer responds to cure-oriented treatments. Our team of highly qualified clinicians and staff will develop and follow an individualized plan while providing expert medical end-of-life care, pain management and spiritual and emotional support.
Why choose SUPERIOR Hospice?
Superior Hospice is committed to providing compassionate care in partnership with our patients and their loved ones. We believe it is a privilege to be a part of the end of life process and a gift to be able to share the experience with our patients and their loved ones. We want to be there for you.
These are the times when we need to concentrate more on quality of life rather than quantity. When our loved ones are facing the end of the road, we want to make sure that they are as comfortable and as happy as they can be. Our hospice care services can help. Through our experience and training, we will be the shoulder to lean on and the ear to listen. It is our privilege and honor to guide and help both you and your loved ones through this phase by being there for you.
Under the supervision of the Hospice Medical Director, our interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals follow a treatment plan which caters to the patient and their family:
Physical Care Therapeutic Music
Medication and Symptom Management Bathing and Personal Care Light Housekeeping and Occasional Respite
Nutrition Guidance Emotional and Psychological Support Spiritual Counseling Bereavement Support
Hospice provides holistic care that aims to treat the mind, body, and spirit of as you near the end of life’s journey. Hospice team members will provide support and assist you in making decisions about how and where you want to spend the rest of your life. Hospice provides palliative care, so you no longer have to endure treatments and procedures. Hospice provides support to your family and friends as they travel the journey with you. Hospice treats you, not the disease, focusing on care, not cure. A team of hospice professionals and volunteers addresses you and your family’s medical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs. Hospice will help you and your family make choices about end-of-life concerns. Bereavement counseling will be provided to your family for up to twelve months. Hospice offers palliative care, rather than curative treatment. Hospice will provide care and comfort when cure is no longer an option. Through ever advancing technology, pain and symptoms control will enable you to live as fully and comfortably as possible.
Hospice services are provided by a care team consisting of: A Registered Nurse, Hospice Aide, Medical Social Worker, Spiritual Counselor, Bereavement Counselor, and Volunteers. All services are provided under the direction of a physician and/or the Hospice Medical Director. Arrangements will be made for hospice-approved medications, medical supplies, and equipment, as appropriate. 24/7 on call care
PLAN OF CARE, AND SERVICES
Our hospice involves professional staff members in developing an individual plan of care, which is based upon identified needs, goals, physician orders for medication, and personal wishes. Effective pain management is an important part of the care plan.
The plan includes five basic areas: Physical Care Personal Care and Comfort Spiritual Needs Psychosocial Needs Bereavement Care