What are some services offered by Hope Hospice?


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Some services that Hope Hospice offers are medical care, personal care, and insurance and planning. The organization also offers spiritual and emotional support as well as volunteer support.

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Hope Hospice offers several options in regard to medical care, including controlling and managing symptoms, supplying medications and monitoring drug interactions. It also provides the medical supplies and other equipment. Medical professionals discuss options with the patient and family members to decide on the best care plan for the particular patient. Personal care includes helping with personal hygiene necessities, such as bathing and dental care. Hope Hospice provides chaplains, counselors and other officials, depending on the patient's religion, to assist with spiritual and emotional support.

Hope Hospice provides social workers to assist with insurance paperwork and financial matters to help relieve the burden of financial stress. It addresses issues such as medical care going forward, the option of a living will and choosing a health care surrogate as well as the option of choosing to become an organ donor. It can also assist patients and family members in finding out if they are eligible for government assistance, military resources or volunteer support. Volunteers assist in daily activities, such as running errands and transporting patients.

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