Experience support and comfort at the end of life. Turn to the compassionate Faith Regional Health Services hospice care team in Madison County, Nebraska, and the surrounding area.
What's Hospice Care?
Hospice is specialized care for people on their journey with a life-limiting illness. This end-of-life care focuses on managing symptoms such as pain, nausea, and anxiety. Hospice care also provides emotional and spiritual support to the patient and family during this journey and after your loved ones passing.
Where Does Hospice Care Take Place?
Hospice care can take place in:
- The comfort of your own home within a 35-mile radius of Norfolk
- An inpatient hospital care setting for symptom management or respite care
- A skilled nursing home or assisted living facility
Your Hospice Care Team
Work with the skilled and experienced hospice care team to stay comfortable. Depending on your needs and preferences, your team may include:
Coordinates and provides medical care
Hospice Medical Director
Additional oversight and coverage for medical care
Coordinate with your physician to provide pain and symptom management, emotional support, and patient and family education.
Provides counseling and connects you with community resources and bereavement services
Home Health Aides
Home health aides offer one-on-one personal care and companionship
Give spiritual support and guidance
Personalized Care Plan
The goal of hospice care is to improve the quality of life by providing comfort and respecting your dignity. Depending on your needs and wishes, you may receive:
- Medical equipment and supplies
- Medication management
- Music therapy
- Pet therapy
Advance Care Planning
Ask your care team about documenting your wishes for medical treatment. Advance care planning ensures they’re honored if you become unable to communicate them.
Support services are available for the entire family. Look to the Faith Regional hospice team for:
- Respite services that give caregivers a break to rest
- Bereavement support
Insurance Coverage for Hospice Care
Medicare covers the full cost of hospice care. Most private insurance plans have a hospice benefit to cover hospice care. Rely on us or ask your insurance provider to help you understand your coverage and benefits.