Hospice Care Committed to
Comfort and Quality of Life

Caregiving the way it was meant to be

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Specialized physical, emotional, and spiritual care at the end of life

When quality of life matters most, you can depend on Grand River Nursing’s trusted healthcare professionals. If your family needs hospice help, our team will develop a custom plan to manage and create solutions for you and your loved one. Our care plans emphasize the importance of in-home support to preserve dignity and a familiar way of life.

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What is hospice care

In-home hospice care provides professional help for those experiencing the effects of a terminal illness. Our support is timely, personalized, and compassionate. The intention of hospice care is to manage pain and symptoms while promoting quality of life in the comforts of home.

Hospice care services might include:

Relief for a primary caregiver
Physical care
Emotional care
Relief of symptoms
Companionship and social support
Making sure the home is comfortable, warm, and safe

Our hospice care plans are carefully designed to meet the specific needs of your loved one. We apply a philosophy of dignified, human support to our patients and their families as they deal with the challenges of serious illness. As always, our goal is to improve quality of life through a comprehensive care strategy that addresses physical, emotional, and psychological needs.

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Benefits of in-home hospice caretakers

Many people prefer to remain in their homes at the end of their life. With in-home hospice care, you and your family member receive the professional support needed in a difficult time. Grand River Nursing believes that even a terminal prognosis leaves room for dignity, comfort, and good quality of life.

Advantages of in-home hospice care include:

Instant comfort care and symptom management
Professional supervision and updates
A familiar, consistent environment
A comprehensive plan
Companionship and social support
Eases financial burdens
Honours the patient’s and the family’s wishes

With in-home hospice care, your loved one can live out the remainder of their lives at home. This means you can focus on the things that matter and make the most of your time together. The freedom of end-of-life at home allows for as many visitors as you like. It also ensures your family member experiences a continuum of care – for mind, body, and spirit.

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Importance of compassionate hospice care for ailing family members

Dignity is an important aspect of home hospice care. Receiving professional support at home means your loved one is in a safe, calm, comforting environment free of numerous medical personnel, machines, or invasive procedures.

Because we assign a highly-skilled professional to your family, you receive custom care with a human touch. Our comprehensive plans take each unique aspect into consideration as we get to know your family and your ailing loved one.

Hospitals can be loud, stressful places. Perhaps most importantly, they’re unfamiliar. Terminal illness can be challenging and disorienting enough without the added anxiety of a strange, clinical environment. Grand River Nursing offers a safe, trusted alternative that balances professional support with comforting surroundings.

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Our services

 

After an in-person assessment, we’ll determine unique needs to design an individualized care plan for your loved one. As your family member’s needs change, their custom plan will evolve accordingly. Caregivers are expertly matched to provide specialized services that empower and support your family in a meaningful way.

 

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