It’s About What You Need
Hospice services can be provided in whichever environment the patient calls home—their house, apartment, nursing home or assisted living residence. Once you contact Henry Community Health Hospice you are no longer facing the advanced illness alone.
Hospice patients typically have one of these end-of-life illnesses with a prognosis of less than six months to live and the desire for palliative rather than curative care.
- Failure to Thrive
- Heart Disease
- Liver Disease
- Lung Disease
- Pulmonary Disease
- Renal Failure
Henry Community Health Hospice is committed to caring for our patients and their families as they transition to a new phase of life. We are a service of Henry Community Health and the only Hospice with offices in Henry County with a Medical Director who is Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Medicine.
It’s About When You Need Us and What We Can Do For You
Hospice services are provided on a scheduled basis by the Hospice Team, which includes the patient’s own physician and/or the Hospice Medical Director, nurses, social workers, spiritual care counselors, home health aides, and trained community volunteers. Emergency Care is available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. Hospice is always a phone call away.
Henry Community Health Hospice offers:
- Skilled, compassionate care from Hospice Nurses and Home Health Aides making intermittent in-home visits
- Management of pain and other physical symptoms through the appropriate use of medications and teachings
- Medications and equipment related to the terminal diagnosis (wheelchairs, hospital beds, oxygen, and more)
- Home Laboratory Services
- Personal care (bathing, feeding and more)
- General inpatient care at Henry Community Health Main Campus for pain/symptom control that cannot be managed at home
- Inpatient respite care at Henry Community Health Main Campus based on family need. Limited to five days per benefit period
- Training, advising and skill-building for those persons who will assist in providing patient care in the home
- Emotional support and spiritual counseling for the patient and family
- Spiritual counseling provided by our chaplain for the patient and family
- Social work/family support services
- Physical, occupational, and speech therapies
- Companionship and household assistance visits provided by dedicated, trained volunteers
- Bereavement services are available to families for up to 12 months after Hospice services are no longer needed. Additional services are available on an ongoing basis