We are medicare certified. Hospice is covered by medicare, medicaid, and most insurance companies. We make it possible to stay at home pain-free and in the company of those who mean the most to you during life-limiting illness.
The security of family can extend longevity and improve the quality of the final stages of life. Our hospice team comes alongside the family to relieve them of confusion and intimidation.
Our care allows your loved one to rest in familiar surroundings and be cheered by the companionship of loved ones to bring peace and comfort despite the difficulties of this phase of life.
When someone we love is hurting, we all seek ways to express our love and empathy. Hospice of Laughlin offers a wonderful opportunity for family and friends to offer a tangible demonstration of caring when cure is no longer an option.
Our first priority is to learn about you and your loved one’s needs. This allows us to start crafting the best plan of action to increase the quality of life for your loved one and allow you to focus on being a family member, rather than a caretaker.
During this period of intense emotional and physical stress, many families may feel overwhelmed and bewildered. We will craft a plan with you that relieves your pressure and enhances the quality of life for your loved one.
This is where we will be the main caregivers for your loved one. Things may change due to health factors, so our plan will likely evolve as we go. Don’t worry. We know how to handle situations that may pop up. As your loved one’s needs change, we will adjust accordingly and get them the care they need ASAP.
Our professional team of palliative care specialists consists of physicians, nurses, CNA’s, chaplains, social workers, and volunteers. We are ready to alleviate pain and anxiety and guide you through this difficult time.
Consults with the patient’s primary care physician to implement an individualized plan of care. Serves as a medical resource to hospice staff, patients, families, and attending physicians regarding pain and symptom control management.
Provides medical home visits under the direction of the Medical Director. Serves as a medical resource to hospice staff, patients, families, and attending physicians regarding pain and symptom control management.
Supports all nursing services and collaboration, standards of clinical practice, training, and EMR and paper documentation. Monitors compliance of performance reports, and ensures all patient care needs are covered.
Consults with the patient’s primary care physician to implement an individualized plan of patient care. Provides a nursing team that is available 24/7 for patient care as well as pain and symptom management.
Provides personal care on an intermittent basis in a patient’s home under the supervision of the RN and order by the physician.
Provides individualized spiritual/pastoral support in accordance with ongoing wishes and needs of the patient/family, and works in close collaboration with local clergy, whenever desired by the patient, to provide spiritual support as needed and as defined by the patient/family.
Works closely with the patient and family to identify family dynamics and communication patterns. Involves the patient/family in the plan of care while also ensuring the safety of the patient, caregiver, and family members.
Supports the needs of the family during the grieving process up to 12 months, and may regularly go beyond that. The needs of the family are reflected in the bereavement care plan, and the family members’ choices regarding bereavement services are honored.
Provides non-medical support services to hospice patients through companionship, emotional support, and relief for patient caregivers. Volunteers with additional training also help provide support to families of hospice patients for 13 months following the death of the patient.Become a volunteer
We will assign a hospice physician and medical/nursing staff that are on call 24/7.
Our clinical team remains in contact with the patient’s personal physician so that the patient can have confidence that caregivers are fully informed. Our RN visits to help control pain and manage symptoms, while aides are available to help with personal care and give respite to caregivers.
Hospice volunteers play a crucial role by providing a wide variety of practical and emotional assistance. Their tasks include running errands, preparing light meals, and visiting with the patient to give the family members a reprieve.