Doctor's Hospice of Idaho patients benefit from a team of caregivers who help the patient choose the care they want. Family members are involved in patient care and decision-making.
The hospice team supports both patients and families so that the Patient’s choices are honored.The hospice team provides care in the comfort of the patient’s home, nursing home or assisted living center. At Doctor's Hospice our focus is also on celebrating the life of the patient and making every moment and every memory more valuable.
Many of our patients often need to get out of the house to run a few errands or just to enjoy a ride in the car. Helping our patients with transportation is a valuable service we are pleased to offer them.
Doctors Hospice of Idaho can provide patient/caregiver transportation for a variety of needs, including medical appointments, attending church services or a special "Doctors Wish". Doctors Hospice of Idaho offers the very best service in non-emergency medical transportation. We have an excellent team of drivers, nurses, patient care managers providing the most distinguished, NO-COST to the patient. From the hospital to where ever you call home. Most Discharges from the hospital are delayed due to transportation needs, Doctors Hospice is the answer!!
Do you have a physician?
Do they make house calls?
May I keep my regular physician?
Do you utilize volunteers?
Do you provide Transportation?
Do you have a grief and bereavement program?
Do you accept my Medicare or my Insurance plan?
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Serving Hospice Patients and
their families throughout the
Co-certifies prognosis, directs, approves and
coordinates the plan of care.
Co-certifies prognosis, works with team in
developing a plan of care, provides consultation
to other physicians regarding hospice care.
Assesses patient’s physical needs, develops and
coordinates the plan of care, ensures symptom
control and management, provides patient/famiy
teaching as needed.
Assesses patient’s and family’s emotional and
social needs, develops a plan of care, provides
counseling, referrals, and support to meet indentified
Assesses patient’s and family’s spiritual needs,
develops a plan of care, provides counseling,
assists with memorial preparations.
Home Health Aide:
Provides direct personal care to patient,
emotional support to patient and family, reports
identified needs to R.N. Case Manager
Provides respite and needed non-medical
services for patients and their families, offers
support for patients and their families, offers
support at time of death and during bereavement.
Offers grief and bereavement counseling through
individual and group programs pior to and after
patient’s death, maintains regular contact with
the family for up to thirteen months after death
of the patient.
You have the right to choose your
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consider the following questions to ask
of the hospice agencies?