Rubicon Hospice Care provides all the necessary medical and support services to manage the patient’s life-limiting illness including:
- Caregiver education
- Pain and symptom management
- Nursing care
- Social and emotional support
- Spiritual support
- Grief support
- Dietary counseling
- Medication, equipment, and supplies necessary for the management of terminal illness
Hospice provides care to all patients with any end-stage diagnosis. These may include, but are not limited to:
- Metastatic Malignancies
- Heart Disease
- Kidney Disease
- Stroke and/or Coma
- Neurological Disease (Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Dementia, etc.)
- Lou Gehrig’s Disease
- Failure of the Multiple Organ Systems
- Failure to Thrive
- Senescence (the physical and mental conditions associated with advancing age)
LET’S TALK ABOUT YOUR LOVED ONE’S CARE
We’d love to discuss your loved one’s and family’s hospice care needs with you. We want to provide the personalized and comprehensive support you deserve. Schedule a meeting with our hospice care coordinators today.
WHO ARE THE HOSPICE TEAM?
Hospice patients are cared for by an interdisciplinary team of professionals. The hospice team includes:
A Hospice Medical Director collaborates with the other members of the hospice team and the patient’s primary physician to help manage the patient’s discomfort and symptoms.
Attending physician usually refers patients to our program and have the option to remain the patient’s primary care physician and works as a member of the hospice team.
Our Registered Nurses are educated in providing care and pain control. They work with patients to establish and maintain their comfort as well as their quality of life. They also educate family members to provide better care for their loved ones.
Certified Nursing Assistant
Nursing assistants are available to provide patients with bathing, personal, and comfort care.
Medical Social Worker
Medical Social Workers provide individual and family counseling to help meet the challenges created by a terminal illness. They can also facilitate family communication, arrange support for caregivers, and help in finding financial and legal assistance.
A chaplain can provide spiritual counseling for people of all faiths, planning services and serving as a liaison between the family and clergy in the community.
A Bereavement Counselor offers a variety of services to the patient’s family to help cope with and understand their grief.
Hospice Volunteers are kind, compassionate individuals who support patients and loved ones by providing friendly visits.
WHO PAYS FOR HOSPICE CARE SERVICES?
If you are eligible for hospice care coverage through Medicare, Medi-cal, HMOs, and private payment, our office will bill them directly.