Hospice care provides patients whose life expectancy is measured in months, weeks or days, rather than years, with the unique experience to celebrate life, to be comfortable and to enjoy the time they have, however limited. We allow our patients to be in control of their care and live out their lives in dignity. For a list of services, click here.
Hospice of the Western Reserve has a team of caregivers that wraps around the patient and the family. Team members include hospice physicians, nurses, nursing assistants, social workers, spiritual care coordinators, pharmacists, bereavement counselors and volunteers. The hospice team works with the patient’s physician to provide the best care possible.
Patients’ needs are constantly assessed, and we value input from loved ones regarding the plan of care. Grief and loss counselors work with families before and for at least 13 months after the death of their loved one to help them move through the grief process.
As a leader in the community, Hospice of the Western Reserve addresses the physical and emotional needs of patients who are seriously ill, as well as their families and caregivers.
To meet you or your loved one’s varying needs, Hospice of the Western Reserve has different levels of care. The full array of hospice services are offered at each level, regardless of where services are provided—private home, nursing facility, hospital, in-patient unit—wherever he or she calls home.