Hospice

Mission

To offer end of life choices while providing quality care and compassion with dignity.

Vision

To remain focused and committed to understanding what our patients and their loved ones are experiencing while listening and educating.

OSPTA Hospice Care provides:

  • Medical Director/Hospice Physician
  • Skilled Nurses
  • Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Social Workers
  • Spiritual Support
  • Volunteers
  • Bereavement Specialists

OSPTA Hospice Facts:

  • OSPTA Hospice Family Caregiver’s Survey Results rated 88.4% compared to the national average of 81.1% (CMS data collected 4/1/15 – 3/31/17) 
  • Communication with Primary Care Physicians for plan of care coordination, orders and recommendations
  •  Individualized patient care with visits from Nurse Practitioner, Nurses, Aides, Social Workers, Spiritual Counselors, and Volunteers to proactively manage issues or concerns
  •  Same team members for continuity of care
  •  Family team meetings 1-2 weeks after admission to coordinate on going quality of care and support

 

Hospice care is for anyone facing a life-limiting illness and showing a functional decline in daily living. Diagnoses include but not limited to end stage cardiac and pulmonary disease, Alzheimer’s/senile degeneration of the brain, end stage liver or kidney disease, end stage cancer, neurological diseases such as end stage MS, ALS, stroke or Parkinson’s disease.

Hospice treats pain and manages symptoms while allowing most patients to remain wherever they call home, surrounded by their loved ones. Our high-quality holistic care provides medical, emotional, and spiritual care to patients and loved ones while focusing on comfort and quality of life.