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Where Can You Be on Hospice Care?

When individuals confront a life-limiting illness, the significance of receiving hospice care in a setting that promotes comfort and familiarity cannot be overstated. At St. Croix Hospice, we understand the importance of this decision and extend our commitment to providing end-of-life care wherever a patient calls home. We firmly believe that the environment plays a crucial role in enhancing the quality of life during the final stages and our dedicated team is ready to offer compassionate support and personalized care in the surroundings chosen by the patient.

Hospice Care at Home

Hospice care at home allows patients to receive the necessary support and comfort in the familiarity of their own residence. St. Croix Hospice brings expert hospice care directly to the patient’s home, ensuring that they can remain in the place they cherish most. The highly trained professionals, including nurses, doctors, social workers and aides, provide comprehensive services tailored to meet the patient’s specific needs. This option allows individuals to be surrounded by loved ones, cherished belongings and a sense of peace during their final days.

Hospice Care in Assisted Living Facilities

St. Croix Hospice recognizes that some individuals may reside in assisted living facilities and require specialized end-of-life care. Through partnerships with these facilities, hospice services are integrated within the community. The hospice team collaborates closely with the facility’s staff to ensure that residents receive the highest level of care, comfort and dignity. By combining the existing amenities and services of the assisted living facility with the expertise of St. Croix Hospice, individuals can receive personalized and compassionate care.

Hospice Care in Nursing Homes

For individuals in nursing homes who require comprehensive care, St. Croix Hospice offers specialized end-of-life support. The interdisciplinary hospice team works closely with the nursing home staff to provide pain management, symptom control and emotional support. This collaboration ensures that residents receive seamless and integrated care within the familiar surroundings of the nursing home. St. Croix Hospice professionals bring their expertise to enhance the existing care provided, creating a holistic approach to end-of-life support.

Hospice Care in Hospitals

In some cases, individuals may require hospice care while still in a hospital setting. St. Croix Hospice understands the need for a smooth transition and works closely with hospital healthcare professionals to initiate hospice care. This option allows patients to receive specialized end-of-life support while maintaining their comfort and dignity. The hospice team collaborates with the hospital staff, ensuring continuity of care and addressing pain management, symptom control and emotional support.

Wherever You Call Home

St. Croix Hospice provides end-of-life care wherever a patient calls home. Whether it’s in the comfort of their own residence, an assisted living facility, a nursing home or even a hospital, St. Croix Hospice’s compassionate professionals deliver exceptional support and comfort. By understanding the various settings where hospice care can be administered, individuals can make informed decisions about the most suitable location to receive the compassionate end-of-life care they deserve. St. Croix Hospice stands ready to provide personalized care, ensuring that patients and their families receive the support they need during this challenging time.