Medical Social Worker

A social worker can give your family ideas to assist in the care giving process including community resources.

Who is eligible for the hospice benefit?

Spiritual Counseling

A spiritual counselor is available to meet with your loved one and family members to offer support.

Bereavement Support

On-going services are available to help you through the grieving process

Anyone with a life expectancy of six months or less is eligible for hospice services.

General Decline

  • Increased falls
  • Weight loss
  • Increased weakness—decline in abilities to perform usual daily tasks, like dressing oneself
  • Increased pain
  • Hospitalizations
  • Recurring infections


Life-Limiting Illness

  • Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lung Disease
  • Alzheimer’s
  • Parkinson’s


If your loved one is experiencing the any of these symptoms, contact us for a free evaluation. Most often families wished that they had started hospice services sooner. Call 844.500.1338

Physician Home Visits

The Nurse Case Manager will coordinate the care of  your loved one through a physician. The Physician will also visit the patient periodically.

Testimonials

  • In the home
  • Independent Living Facilities
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities

Equipment/Supplies/Medications

The cost of some equipment like a hospital bed or commode is covered 100% by the Medicare hospice benefit and will be ordered by your Case Manager. Personal Care supplies like wipes and briefs are also a covered expense. Some medications are paid for through the hospice benefit. The Nurse Case Manager will determine which medications are covered.

What services and benefits are offered through hospice?

Hospice Services

Nurse Case Manager

Your nurse will be assigned specifically to your family and will be available to treat your loved one as well as answer your questions throughout your entire hospice experience.

Volunteer

Respite

A short stay in a skilled nursing facility can be arranged for your loved one to allow you a brief break in care giving.

"Thank you so much for your love and care for my dear mom. She was so fond of you. Your visits were such a bright spot in her day, as well as a bright spot in dad's day."

—The Waltons

"Thank you so much for your tender care. The family was grateful for all that you did an we are grateful too. It's amazing the ripple effect of one kind gesture (or many kind gestures)." 

—Jenkins-Soffe Funeral Home

Aide/Homemaker

A Certified Nursing Assistant can be designated to help your loved one with personal cares such as showering and shaving. The aide can also help with a few housekeeping chores like laundry.

24 hour On-Call Support

You are able to call at any time, day or night, with any concerns that you may have.

What is the hospice benefit?


Hospice is a compassionate, specialized healthcare service designed to provide comfort and support to patients with a life-limiting illness. Hospice provides support to the patient and family by caring for physical, psychological and spiritual needs. While on hospice a patient may also qualify for traditional medical services. If a hospice patient’s condition improves and they no longer qualify for current hospice services, their complete Medicare hospice benefit is still available when they need it again.


Envisions services, including hospice, are covered 100% by Medicare.


Call for a free evaluation  844.500.1338


Where are hospice services performed?

What does a hospice volunteer do?

A hospice volunteer shares their talents with the hospice patient to enhance their quality of life, whether that is listening to great stories, reading to the patient,singing, etc. Generally, the commitment is a minimum of one hour a week but special arrangements can be made.


What are the qualifications?

  • Compassionate
  • Pass a background check
  • Attend required training


How to I apply?

Simply apply online and feel free to call us if you have any questions.