Mother Teresa Hospice is here to provide compassionate care to your loved one with dignity and the affirmation to quality of life.
At Mother Teresa Hospice we honor life by providing comfort, care and compassion to those we serve. We believe that our caring staff and volunteers will make the difference in your hospice and palliative care experience.
We do this by actively and aggressively managing pain and other physical symptoms while providing emotional and spiritual care so that you and your loved ones can focus on living.
Hospice and Palliative Care
Routine home care — provided in the loved ones home or wherever they reside, be it a nursing home or assisted living center.
Continuous home care — provided during times of crisis to help keep your loved one at home while our patient care team helps to relieve acute medical symptoms and bring them under control.
Inpatient respite care — provided in an approved Medicare facility, such as a freestanding hospice facility, hospital, nursing home or other long-term care facility on a short-term basis to provide a break for family members or other persons caring for a loved one at home.
General inpatient care — provided in an approved facility when specialized care is needed to relieve pain and bring chronic symptoms under control. These facilities may include a hospital, a hospice with inpatient units, or a skilled nursing center.
Palliative home care — consists of symptom treatment, emotional and spiritual support, which help ease the physical and emotional pain and suffering caused by a serious illness.
Grief and Healing — helps with understanding and excepting the emotions and sorrow of losing a loved one while finding the support needed to get through such transitions with peace and hope for the future.
Caregiver support — offers guidance and support focused on supporting you and the person in your care to live each day to the fullest. Hospice care is not about giving up. It is about comfort, well-being and quality of life.
Transitions service — assistance for a person who has a serious or life-limiting illness but is not yet ready for hospice care. Community resource coordination, supportive phone calls, help understanding care options and choices are all provided with a compassionate approach.