At Honor Hospice our goal is to meet the needs of those we serve. As such, we have tailored our services to focus on your goals. Our specially trained team includes doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, spiritual care counselors, chaplains, hospice home care aides, volunteers, and therapists. Our team takes the time to explore treatment options that will assist you in setting goals to meet your needs and wishes. We work to honor your legacy.
Nursing care includes initial and ongoing assessments of both patient and family to ensure all needs are met. Our nurses focus on the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of those we serve and are available 24/7 for you. Our nurses will take the time to learn your preferences and collaborate with you to help build and carry out an individualized care plan. Our nurses offer ongoing support and education to help anticipate future needs that may arise and keep you one step ahead.
Home Care Aides
Honor Hospice has dedicated home care aides to assist in activities of daily living. Our team of aides strive to make a positive impact on our patients and their family and friends. Our aides assist with completing everyday personal tasks such as dressing, bathing, and a variety of hygienic needs.
Medical Social Services
Our licensed, medical social workers identify what aspects of life are most important to those we serve, and assist in creating both short and long-range plans. Our social workers assist both patients and their families in navigating community resources and offer support. Medical social services include:
- Assessing social and emotional factors
- Advanced care planning: i.e. advance directives, durable power of attorney
- Assistance connecting with community resources
- Crisis intervention
- Teaching regarding coping with loss and change
At Honor Hospice, we pride ourselves on employing highly trained professionals on our team. The entire team will educate you and your family on how to assist in the daily care of your loved ones. We want to remove any uncertainty, and make sure you understand and feel comfortable every step of the way. We are available to offer support 24/7 to ensure all of your questions are answered.
A few of our printed resources can also be found on our Caregiver Resources page
We offer household services in order to keep your home a clean, safe, and comfortable place. Homemaking services are a great option for when you first begin requiring assistance in the comfort of your home. Services include:
- Meal planning and preparation
- Light housekeeping
- Vacuuming and dusting
- Sweeping and mopping
- Changing bed sheets
- Cleaning bathroom and kitchen
- Emptying trash
- Assistance sorting and reading the mail etc.
Our physical therapists offer services that include, but are not limited to:
- Pain management
- Body mechanics
- Education and training in the use of assistive devices
- Improving range of motion
- Muscle re-education
- Flexibility training
- Arthritis care
- Back and neck care
- Hand therapy
- Pre- and post-surgery care
The main goal of speech therapy is to help a patient regain communication skills so they can easily interact with the environment and express their needs and desires. Speech therapy also focuses on regaining the ability to eat and swallow without the help of the others or assistive devices. The advantage of our speech therapy is it can be performed at your home and is designed according to the patient’s goals and needs.
Hospice massage therapists are trained to provide comfort and help alleviate pain. The healing touch of a massage therapist can bring great comfort and offer significant benefits.
Occupational Therapy Services help patients to restore their independence and mobility. Our occupational therapists will assist you in:
- Continuing patient education
- Home safety
- Engaging in recreational activities
- Patient assessment on energy management and conservation
- Assessment and evaluation of health and basic skills
- Planning and implementation of therapeutic programs
- Basic level skills education and training
- Device assistance training, and work simplification (laundry, meal preparation, bathing, grooming, eating, etc.)
We offer continuing grief and bereavement support to families and friends throughout and after our time providing care. Even after that time, we are there for you to listen and help you work through your grief. Our bereavement support includes:
- Bereavment planning
- One-on-one counseling
- Monthly education
- Monthly communication
- Grief support
Our medical director collaborates hand-in-hand with the entire multi-disciplinary team to build and deliver the plan of care. Our physicians will work with you to answer questions and provide education as well as provide medical direction to ensure patient wishes are met.
Our volunteers enhance all of the care we provide at Honor Hospice. Just like all of our staff, our volunteers receive an all-encompassing training to ensure they are ready to meet the needs of our patients, families, and friends. Our volunteers are passionate about assisting in ensuring high-quality care is delivered. Volunteers serve in different capacities including patient companionship, clerical support, spiritual support and more.
Our spiritual care counselors and chaplains are professionally trained to meet the spiritual needs of those we serve. Hospice can be a time of great need, and our team is here to make sure you do not have to go through it alone. Our spiritual care team listens, discusses spiritual and end-of-life concerns as desired, leads in song and prayer, assists in rituals or sacraments, and coordinates visitation by local clergy from your place of worship as desired.
24-Hour On-Call Care
Our dedicated staff are available 24 hours, seven days a week to offer you support, answer questions, and ensure all needs are met no matter the time. Our 24/7 on call nurse can be reached by calling 734-470-3901.
Medications & Medical Equipment
Our team will coordinate the ordering, delivery, and set up of all necessary medical equipment in whatever setting you call home. This may include, but is not limited to items like: a hospital bed, wheelchair, oxygen, nebulizer, shower chair, and bedside commode. Medications related to your terminal illness are covered under the hospice benefit.
Speak With a Nurse Today!
We understand choosing hospice is one of the most important decisions you will make. Our nurses are here to support you and answer all of your questions!
Get In Touch
We would love to answer any questions you may have and discuss your care options. We will work to gain an understanding to help you in determining if hospice is the best option for you or your loved one.
Call (734)-470-3901 to speak to a member of the Honor Hospice Team