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Nursing Services

 

Nursing Services

Nursing services are provided by a registered nurse who has special training in caring for terminally ill patients. A primary nurse is assigned to each patient/family unit and is responsible for coordinating the patient’s care.


Specific Nursing Services include

  • Nursing assessment of patient/family needs and ongoing evaluation.
  • Participation in the interdisciplinary plan of care. Intermittent visits on a scheduled and as needed basis.
  • Provide medical treatments, pain management and symptom control in collaboration with a physician.
  • Teaching regarding hospice care and services, care techniques, disease progression and other health measures to patient, family and caregivers.

  • Providing supportive care and counseling.
  • Licensed practical nurses may provide supplemental nursing care in accordance with the care plan.