Hospice Care

Restoring Dignity and Comfort

Hospice solutions to address life-limiting barriers, allowing your loved ones to live with dignity and comfort.

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Watch our video to meet our team and learn how we can help. Our team is available 24 hours per day, seven days per week, to provide you with support.

What is hospice care

When you, or your loved ones, face life-limiting illness or injury, our hospice team is there to help. The Parentis Hospice team focuses on holistically addressing core medical, emotional and spiritual needs to provide dignity and comfort.

Our Hospice team helps to manage pain and address symptoms to allow you or your loved ones to live out your life peacefully. Whatever the cause – illness, age, injury or other factors – we are here to help.

We offer the following care:

  • Palliative care
  • Dementia care
  • Wound care
  • Emotional/spiritual supportive care
  • Care for veterans
  • Comfort Care

 

Our in-home services include:

  • Observation and assessment
  • Skilled nursing care
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Caregiver education
  • Personal care
  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Guidance on advance directives and other planning
  • Emotional and spiritual support
  • Bereavement support and grief counseling

 

Community education

We understand that life-limiting illnesses and injuries can be confusing, bringing about additional stress to exacerbate your situation. To help ease the confusion that arises and reduce related stress, we offer the following educational support.

  • Locating the right resources for your specific situation
  • Educating you or your loved ones about your illness and treatment options
  • Providing emotional and spiritual support
  • Aiding in difficult decisions related to your medical treatment

We help you make sense of the difficult decisions you and your loved ones face, providing you with comfort and peace of mind.

Hospice care is covered under:

  • Medicare Part A
  • Medi-Cal
  • The VA
  • Most private insurances

 

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Symptom management

For those impacted by life-limiting health concerns, there are numerous factors that can compound the seriousness of your situation. We help you manage symptoms related to:

  • ALS
  • Cancer
  • Dementia/Alzheimer’s
  • Liver disease
  • HIV
  • Kidney disease
  • Cardiac and pulmonary diseases such as CHF/COPD
  • Neurological disease
  • Stroke

 

Our hospice team focuses on managing the following symptoms to help mitigate the escalation of your condition, allowing you to return to a more comfortable state.

  • Shortness of breath
  • Infections
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Pain
  • Sleep deprivation
  • Swelling
  • Nausea
  • Depression
  • Hemorrhage 
  • Fatigue
  • Agitation
  • Existential Crisis
  • Constipation
  • Infections 

 

Value in parentis health hospice care

Meet our team and learn how our holistic approach to hospice care can help you or your loved ones live out life with dignity and comfort.

Volunteering for Hospice

Listen to Tiffany’s experience of what it is like to volunteer for Hospice services

Hospice Spotlight – Dr. April Alouiau

Dr. April Alouiau details how she got involved with Hospice as a career choice

Hospice Spotlight – Jason Graham

Jason talks about the role of emotional and spiritual support in hospice

Hospice Spotlight- Kristin

Find out why Jose would choose Kristin as his hospice nurse

Hospice Spotlight- Dr. Robert Wielenga

Jose and Dr. Wielenga discuss the role of morphine in hospice

Hospice Spotlight- Laura Barragan

Listen to Laura’s story of how she got into home care and hospice

Emotional and spiritual help

Our team provides you with personalized emotional and spiritual support. We apply therapeutic practices and offer resources to allow you to achieve the quality of life you deserve.  

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Emotional Support

Hospice patients often experience depression, anxiety and stress. Our team provides emotional support to both patients and their loved ones and caregivers. We understand that emotional distress can reduce quality of life, and we work closely with you to ensure that the quality is restored. 

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Spiritual Support

As you or your loved ones face the reality of end-of-life, one’s faith and concern about what happens after comes to light. We provide solace and spiritual support to help patients through these challenging, often confusing times.  

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