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Home Care Services

Home care services are nonmedical services and assistance provided by a registered home care aide to a client who, because of advanced age or physical or mental disability needs assistance with activities of daily living. These services allow the client to remain in his or her residence and include, but are not limited to, assistance with the following:

  • Bathing
  • Dressing
  • Feeding
  • Exercising
  • Personal Hygiene and Grooming
  • Transferring
  • Ambulating
  • Positioning
  • Toileting and Incontinence care
  • Light housekeeping
  • Assisting with medication
  • Meal planning and preparation
  • Laundry
  • Transportation
  • Correspondence
  • Making telephone calls
  • Shopping for personal care
  • Companionship
Hospice Patient Services
Hospice Patient Services
  • 24-hour availability
  • Trained Skilled Nursing Services. Home visits and care coordination by trained registered nurses. We provide nursing when the patient needs it the most.
  • Physician medical direction and services
  • Home Health Aide and Homemaker Services. Homemaking services designed to give peace of mind and comfort. Provides direct personal care and support to the patient and family, and identifies changes and needs to Registered Nurse Case Manager.
  • Medical Social Work. Counseling for patient, their families and caregivers.
  • Spiritual support
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Pain Control. Our major priority is patient care! Palliative Advocate Care for pain control, comfort and symptom management is provided.
  • Medication and Medical Equipment. Medications for pain, symptom management and illness related, and necessary medical equipment, supplies, and Oxygen are provided.
  • Trained Volunteers. Hospice Care Concierge volunteers compassionately give assistance and comfort through friendly visits.
  • Physical, Occupational, Speech, Language Therapy
  • Respite Care
  • Continuous care during periods of crisis
  • Short-term in patient care for sympton control
  • Bereavement follow up program
Our Team
Our Team

Our Care Giving Team. An integrated team approach

Attending Physician: Remains the patient's primary care Physician and works as part of the hospice team.

Medical Director: Certifies the attending physician's prognosis, leads the hospice team in developing a plan of care. Provides consultation to physician.

Registered Nurse: Evaluates the patient's condition during regularly scheduled visits. Coordinates the plan of care and teaches the family about proper patient care, the use of medication and pain management.

Medical Social Services: Assesses social service needs of the patient and family. Provides counseling, assists in coping with anxiety, fear, stress, family conflicts, financial needs, depression, and concerns about death.

Spiritual Counseling: Our non-denomination Chaplain makes initial contact with each patient and family to assess and give spiritual needs. Works with clergy of their choice as a liaison. Provides assistance with funeral and memorial preparations.

Trained Volunteers: Provide non-medical friendly visits and respite to patients and families. They give needed emotional support and encouragement.

Hospice Criteria
Hospice Criteria

Eligibility requirements for Medicare and Medi-Cal Benefits will be determined when a patient meets the following criteria.

The Patient has a limited life expectancy.

Curative measures have ended and the focus is now on physical, emotional, spiritual comfort.

The patient's physician authorizes hospice care.

Who pays for the Hospice Care?

Hospice care concierge is a covered benefit under most private insurance plans including HMO's and managed care organizations.

In addition, hospice care concierge is a covered Medicare benefit, and in California is Medicaid benefit Private Pay Arrangements can be made for those who qualify.

Hospice care concierge also rely upon community support for both donations and volunteer staff.


Hospice care concierge is only a phone call away! Providing Compassionate Quality Hospice Care

Services for families includes:
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Short-respite Care
  • Bereavement Support

Service provided by St. Liz Hospice Inc.

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Disclaimer: Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Age Discrimination Act of 1973. Palliative Advocate, Hospice Care Concierge along with it's partners, does not discriminate in the employment of staff or the provision of Services on the basis of race, color, handicap, age, religious or sexual preferences. For more information please contact the Human Resources Director.