Hospice

Hospice
Hospice is a type and philosophy of care provided by a team of health care professionals who maximize comfort for a person with a life limiting illness by reducing pain and addressing physical, psuchological, social, and spiritual needs. Hospice aims to bring comfort, self-respect, and tranquility to people nearing the end of life.

Hospice is a type and philosophy of care provided by a team of health care professionals who maximize comfort for a person with a life limiting illness by reducing pain and addressing physical, psuchological, social, and spiritual needs. Hospice aims to bring comfort, self-respect, and tranquility to people nearing the end of life.

Hospice Goals

  1. Relieve pain and symptoms
  2. Provide support and care to the patient and family

Services Provided

  • Physician home visits
  • Nursing care
  • Certified nurse aide services
  • Physical therapy services
  • Medical social services
  • Medical supplies
  • Medication for symptom management and pain relief
  • Nutritional and dietary counseling
  • Spiritual care for patient and family
  • Volunteer support
  • Bereavement and counseling support

Referrals

Referrals can be made by anyone.

For additional information on Uvalde Hospice or to make a referral, please call (830) 278- 6691.