Ensuring the highest quality end of life care

by Cedar Village
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Summary

Village Home Health and Hospice, is vital to our community.  Our hospice care is designed to comfort patients and family members, and makes a priority of ensuring the terminally ill patient is at ease, medically, socially, emotionally and spiritually.  These patients now have a choice to live their final days at home in one of Cedar Village’s independent or assisted living apartments, or in the surrounding community, and still receive the care that they need.

Challenge

Moving an individual to a setting other than their home to receive hospice care can be traumatic for most. Being able to continue to live in their home and receive the best care so that they may spend the end of their lives in familiar and comforting surroundings, will make this process less stressed for both the patient and their families.

Solution

By providing services including, but not limited to: Hospice Care, Home Health, RN’s, Grief Counseling, Chaplain Services, Medication Instruction, Pain Management, Wound Treatment, Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists, and much more, Village Home Health and Hospice is essential to the patient or resident, and their families.  It is so important to know where to turn in this time of need.

Long-Term Impact

In the long-term, spending the end of life at home with dignity will be more common.  The services of Home Health and Hospice, lessen a great deal of the caretaker duties for family members and allow them to concentrate to the emotional and spiritual needs of their loved one because they are confident they are receiving the best medical care.

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Our hospice and palliative care services focus on ensuring the best possible quality of life for patients who face serious end of life illness. We offer a tender touch, help to ease the pain, and offer comfort to allay anxiety. In the peaceful surroundings of our campuses or the familiarity of their own homes, our patients can approach each day secure in knowing that we are dedicated to making it the best it can be. Our hospice care focuses on quality of life, comfort and dignity for patients with a terminal illness. Patients are offered a variety of therapies to manage symptoms, control pain and ease anxiety when they have chosen not to continue more aggressive treatments.

Families of our hospice patients find comfort with us, too. Our Hospice team collaborates closely with family members and caregivers, crafting a personalized plan of care for every patient receiving hospice or palliative care at Cedar Village. Our shared goal is to ensure thoughtful and caring attention to every aspect of our patients’ physical, emotional, social and spiritual selves. Our staff understands the uncertainty and pain of parting with a loved one, offering empathetic ears to listen and shoulders to lean on as well as individual and group counseling and bereavement services. Patients from many faiths choose our hospice and palliative care for our commitment to the wholeness of each person’s unique individuality. We understand the profound importance of spiritual support at this time and ensure ready access to clergy and rabbis according to each person’s preference.

Our experienced team of professionals includes Medical Director, Registered Nurses, Medical Social Workers, a Registered Dietitian, Hospice Aides, Consultant Pharmacist and volunteers. These dedicated specialists are available to patients and families 24 hours a day, every day at Cedar Village and for in-home visits.

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The Hospice team at Cedar Village takes every opportunity to enhance the lives of our patients. Through individualized care and a whole person approach, the Cedar Village Hospice program enriches the lives of patients and ensures the comfort and security of their family members. Services are administered by an interdisciplinary team of professionals providing comfort without aggressive treatment. One of our Hospice Team members writes, “People often see Hospice as the last stop on life’s long and sometimes bumpy road, but I see Hospice as an opportunity to allow a patient to LIVE… allowing our patients to live out the rest of days with dignity and comfort. We are not here to take life, but to give life while life is left”. Palliative care focuses on quality of life and well being for terminally ill patients and their families, meeting their physical, emotional, spiritual, and social needs. Patients, families and caregivers are involved in the decision-making process and participate in their plan of care to relieve suffering and provide the best possible quality of care for patients and their families

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Last month our Hospice Team escorted two patients to the movie theater see “The Jungle Book”. Reflecting on that trip, one of our Hospice Team members writes, “People often see Hospice as the last stop on life’s long and sometimes bumpy road, but I see Hospice as an opportunity to allow a patient to LIVE. Taking patients to see a movie, allowing our patients to live out the rest of days with dignity and comfort. We are not here to take life, but to give life while life is left”. The Hospice team at Cedar Village takes every opportunity to enhance the lives of our patients.

Through individualized care and a whole person approach, the Cedar Village Hospice program enriches the lives of patients and ensures the comfort and security of their family members. Patients and families develop a strong bond with their caregivers throughout the palliative care process. Palliative care focuses on quality of life and well being for terminally ill patients, meeting their physical, emotional, spiritual, and social needs. Services are administered by an interdisciplinary team of professionals providing comfort without aggressive treatment.

Patients, families and caregivers are involved in the decision-making process and participate in their plan of care to relieve suffering and provide the best possible quality of care for patients and their families

Thank you for your support!

Cedar Village’s Hospice Program enriches the lives of patients and ensures the comfort and security of family members through individualized care and a whole person approach. As a result, very strong relationships between patients and caregivers develop over time. Our palliative care services focus on quality of life for terminally ill patients, meeting their physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs to ensure the best overall wellbeing of the individual. Services are administered by an interdisciplinary team of professionals providing comfort without aggressive treatment. Cedar Village Hospice provides the highest quality care and case management to those with life-limiting illnesses.  Patients, families and caregivers are involved in the decision-making process and participate in their plan of care to relieving suffering and providing the best possible quality of care for patients and their families.

 

Thank you for your support!

 

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Cedar Village

Location: Mason, Ohio - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.cedarvillage.org
Project Leader:
Carol Silver Elliott
CEO/President
Mason, OH United States

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