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SERVICES OF HOSPICE OF SALINA

Hospice of Salina offers a number of services including:

The Interdisciplinary Team

Hospice of Salina uses a team of experts to care for a patient and their family. The hospice team includes, but is not limited to: Nurses, Home Health Care Aide, Social Workers, Chaplaincy, Volunteer Coordinator and Doctors.

Where is Hospice Care Provided

Hospice services are provided wherever a patient resides. While typically this is in a patient's home, hospice services are also provided in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, and hospitals.

PATIENT CRITERIA

Hospice of Salina is a non-profit organization that provides an interdisciplinary approach to hospice care for patients with a terminal illness. Our care includes:

  • Collaboration with the patient's personal physician and/or a Hospice physician
  • Regular home visits by nurses
  • Home Health Care Aide
  • Counseling services
  • Medical equipment and supplies
  • Pain and symptom control
  • Spiritual care and support
  • Volunteer support
  • Bereavement programs - which include both individual and group counseling as well as many bereavement resources.
  • 24-hour on-call nursing availability

Clinical studies have demonstrated that hospice patients and their families/caregivers benefit from hospice and palliative care. Hospice of Salina provides care to patients with a broad scope of terminal illness to include, but not limited to, cancer and other end stage diseases such as pulmonary disease, renal failure, liver disease, ALS/chronic degenerative neurological disease, stroke/coma, HIV/Aids, and heart disease.

Patients are eligible for admission if:

Any doctor can make a referral to Hospice of Salina. In most cases, a team member can respond within 24 hours of referral to begin the admission process.

OUR SERVICE AREA

Hospice of Salina currently serves Saline County and an approximate 40 mile radius from Salina. Please call us if you are interested in any of our services and are not sure if we cover your area.