Cedar Village Hospice offers services focused on quality of life for terminally ill patients, those who no longer seek treatments to cure and who are expected to live six months of less. These services provide comfort without aggressive treatment, focus on quality of life for patients and their families and are administered by an interdisciplinary team of professionals. Pallative care is also offered and is based on relief of pain, stress, and other debilitating symptons of long term illness.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
In the past, individuals at the end of their life had to move from their home and into a different setting if they wanted to receive hospice care. As a certified community hospice provider, Cedar Village enables patients to spend their last days in their home, whether that be in one of our independent and assisted living apartments or the surrounding community. This change promotes physical, spiritual and emotional well being for both patients and families.
How will this project solve this problem?
Hospice patients now have an opportunity to die with dignity in their home wherever that may be located. This will alleviate undue stress and upheavel, and promote physical comfort as well as spiritual and emotional well being for both patients and families.
Potential Long Term Impact
In the long-term, dying at home with dignity will become the norm, not the exception. In addition, it will alleviate some of the caretaker duties for family members which will allow them to better attend to the emotional and spiritual needs of their loved one.
Total Funding Received to Date: $781
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $4,219
Total Funding Goal: $5,000