Hospice Chautauqua County offers you and your family total care services in the end stages of life. The experienced professional Hospice staff will work with your personal physician and the Hospice Medical Director to create an individualized plan of care that meets your specific needs.
The registered nurse case manager will be responsible for managing and coordinating all care for you and your family including assignments and schedule of visits. Licensed practical nurses provide skilled nursing visits under the direction of the RN case manager. The Home Health Aide is assigned to help with personal care tasks as needed.
The professional social work staff at Hospice Chautauqua County is available to guide you and your family through the various stages of living with a life-limiting illness. The social workers can provide counseling, support, referrals and education to help you understand how to cope with illness, grief and loss. Hospice bereavement support is available at any hour of the day to anyone in Chautauqua County.
Spiritual Care Services offered by Hospice Chautauqua County use the word "spiritual" to describe the beliefs, concerns and values that are most important in your own life, whether you consider yourself religious, spiritual or secular.
Therapeutic Services are offered according to you or your family's wishes or your physician order. They include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech, music therapy, art appreciation, guided imagery, pet companionship, acupuncture, Reiki, massage therapy and nutritional consultation.
Hospice volunteers complete a comprehensive mandatory training program that enables them to provide a range of services to assist the Hospice team with your care and comfort.
When a 10-year-old was asked ''What is living?'' he replied ''Feeling good enough to do what I want, when I want.'' Hospice Chautauqua County is committed to helping people enjoy a great quality of life for as long as possible. To assist that vision, The Post-Journal will include a monthly healthcare column and invites your questions and comments to be sent to Hospice, 20 Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hospice Chautauqua County helps you live your plan for living.
Hospice Chautauqua County is dedicated to caring for patients and families facing terminal illness. Hospice offers a range of services through a team concept to meet the physical as well as the emotional needs of both the patient and the family. If you are interested in finding out more information on Hospice Chautauqua County, please visit our website at hospicechautco.org or call 338-0033.