When a family member is diagnosed with a terminal illness or limited life expectancy, the news can be difficult to process. As family members come to grips with the reality of their loved ones, they also have to ensure that their loved ones get the proper care to be as comfortable and as pain free as possible in their final days. In these situations, families generally turn to in-home hospice care professionals for help.
Assisting Hands Home Care provides hospice care at home in Matteson, IL. Our caregivers provide non-medical home care to assist medical care providers and ensure that your loved ones are kept comfortable and in good spirits. Our hospice home care services will provide you and your loved ones with peace of mind and give you time to visit with your loved ones and manage their end of life affairs.
Planning for Hospice Home Care
When people are diagnosed with a terminal illness or limited life expectancy, the news is often a shock to them and their family. This situation is already stressful enough, but it can be even worse for families that have no hospice care plan in place.
It is beneficial for families to discuss possible end of life arrangements with their elderly loved ones before a diagnosis of a terminal illness or limited life expectancy. This way, your loved ones can have a say in their plans and put their desires in writing. When the situation arises, your family can implement the plan and help ensure the comfort of their loved ones.
End-of-Life Care at Home
Our caregivers are prepared to provide end-of-life care at home for hospice patients, and we can work in cooperation with medical professionals involved in your loved one’s hospice care. We understand that this can be a highly stressful situation for your family. Our caregivers will provide quality care while treating your loved ones and your family with compassion and respect.
We can help keep your loved ones comfortable by assisting with personal care activities as well as tasks around the house like housekeeping and meal preparation. We will also be a companion for them to help ease feelings of loneliness and depression in their final days.
Our hospice home care services generally include the following:
- Help with activities of daily living (ADLs) including bathing, getting dressed, incontinence care, restroom assistance and more.
- Medication reminders
- Meal preparation
- Light Housekeeping
Our caregivers are prepared to help you form a care plan to ensure your loved ones get the care and assistance they need. Each of our caregivers have passed a background check and they are licensed, bonded, and insured, so you can expect quality, compassionate care.
Call Assisting Hands for a Free Consultation
If your loved ones have been diagnosed with a terminal illness or limited life expectancy, we can provide care for your loved ones and take some stress out of the situation with our hospice home care services. You can reach us at (708) 880-7711 to learn more or set up a free in-home consultation for our hospice care services in Matteson, IL.