An Evolution in Hospice Care
Evolution Health provides hospice care for patients who have a life-limiting condition. While patients face both medical and emotional challenges, their families must deal with caregiving, business matters and their own emotions. Hospice care provides compassionate service to patients and their families. Hospice care treats the whole patient, addressing pain and symptoms as well as emotional concerns, with respect and protection of dignity.
After working with the patients' doctors to determine hospice eligibility, we develop a personalized care plan – based upon the patients' needs and wishes – designed to maximize comfort and quality of life. Our team of hospice professionals includes physicians, skilled nurses, social workers, hospice aides, spiritual care counselors, bereavement counselors and volunteers as well as other experts as needed. We coordinate with volunteers who can offer companionship and support. One of the major benefits of hospice care is the ongoing support we provide for each patient's family during the difficult days and nights following the patient's passing.
Evolution Health’s evidence-based clinical protocols ensure consistent delivery of quality care. By employing the best practices in hospice services, we uniquely provide superior support for patients and families. Our process ensures we protect the patient’s dignity and quality of life, reduce undesirable and avoidable hospital admissions, provide palliative care and otherwise support patients and their families during this most vulnerable time.
Hospice services can be delivered wherever a patient's home may be including personal care homes, inpatient or other community based settings. Directed by dedicated clinicians, hospice care is provided by a multi-function team of healthcare experts. Together they provide physician services, nursing care, medication management, pharmacists, medical social work and other services to support physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs. The Evolution Health care team is dedicated to working with the patient, family and all stakeholders to ensure appropriate communication and coordination of care.
Evolution Health uses evidence-based clinical protocols to ensure consistent delivery of quality care. We address pain and symptoms as well as emotional concerns, with respect and protection of dignity.
Evolution Health’s services include:
- Patients admitted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Medical management of pain and symptom control
- Nursing care
- On-call assistance with nurses available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Pharmacy services
- Medications, medical equipment, supplies related to the life-limiting illness
- Social services
- Hospice aides
- Spiritual care
- Respite and support for caregivers
- Bereavement care