Hospice Services 

 
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to see how we can provide help to you or your loved ones,
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Medical Director: 

  • Certifies that patients meet the medical criteria for hospice admission

  • Provides oversight of physician services 

  • Supervising all hospice physician employees and contract hospice physicians;

  • Assuring overall continuity of the hospice medical services

  • Assuring that the patient receives appropriate measures to control uncomfortable symptoms.

 

RN Case Manager/Nurse:

  • Determines patient eligibility,

  • Address physical issues & helps patient remain free from discomfort

  • Provides education of patient’s illness

  • Maintains communication with patient’s physician, assists with health decisions, etc.

  • Utilization of Durable Medical Equipment only

 

Hospice Aide:

  • Assists under the supervision of a RN with patient’s personal care

  • Bathing, hair care, shaving, skin care, linen changes, catheter care, etc.

 

Medical Social Worker & Bereavement Coordinator

  • Provides emotional support & guidance

  • Identifies community resources

  • Assists with planning for changes

  • Offers information about advance directives, etc.

  •  Provides support to families for 13 months following the patient’s death:

  •  Periodic mailings

  • Connection with grief support services

  • Referrals to community resources, etc.

 

Spiritual Adviser

  • Provides spiritual support based on respect of patient/family’s personal faith & beliefs

  • Regular visits & assistance with linking patients to their faith community, if desired.

Volunteers:

  • May provide many different types of support when needed:

companionship, telling stories, running errands, holding a hand, etc. 

 

Additional Services:

  • Physical Therapy

  • Occupational Therapy

  • Speech Therapy

  • Massage Therapy

  • Aroma Therapy

  • Music Therapy

Services by Direct Care Staff

 

Hospice patients & families receive high quality care regularly from numerous health care professionals. 

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Call us today at (573) 237-2878

New Haven Hospice Care, Inc. 

9503 West Highway 100, Suite 101

New Haven, MO 63068

 

Business Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

*After Hours the agency has coverage 24 hours 7 days a week for patients. 

 

© September 29, 2016 by New Haven Hospice Care Incorporated