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Salus Physical Support During Hospice Care

When an individual is diagnosed with an incurable medical condition they often benefit from a higher level of physical assistance. With the help of knowledgeable hospice professionals, Salus Homecare of Maricopa County’s hospice provides physical comfort and support.
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Physical Hospice Support Provided:

Physical Hospice Support Provided:

  • Pain Management
  • Monitoring vital statistics and the individual’s overall health and condition
  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Therapy

Hospice’s physical support helps individuals to manage the pain, discomfort and symptoms often associated with an incurable health condition. While this type of support is never designed to provide a cure, it does allow many of our clients to maintain independence and improve their quality of life.

Physical support is always closely monitored by Salus Homecare’s hospice medical director and a registered nurse to ensure your safety and comfort. Additionally, we work closely with your personal physician and always provide timely updates about your condition and the care you are receiving at home.

Physical Support FAQ's

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Your Salus hospice care team uses both medical and non-medical strategies to minimize any pain or discomfort you might be experiencing. Most patients benefit from pain medications, but warm or cold compresses, massage, biofeedback, and exercise are some of the other methods often employed to ensure comfort.

Yes, we will encourage you to maintain your highest level of independence as long as you are safe and comfortable doing so. Our team can also assist your family members in learning how to safely provide you with support with bathing, dressing, or other personal care tasks.

No, your doctor will continue to be an important part of your care team, and we will work with him or her to ensure your comfort and safety throughout your hospice care experience.

Other Hospice Care Services Salus Provides

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Emotional Care

Support for patients and families to help them cope. This includes care during hospice and bereavement support afterwards.

  • Counseling
  • Social Work Case Management
  • Bereavement Counseling
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Spiritual Care

Assists the patient in exploring their spiritual questions surrounding death and dying. Spiritual support is non-denominational and appropriate for individuals regardless of religious beliefs.

  • 1-1 Conversations with Hospice Chaplain
  • Reconnecting with Your House of Worship
  • Literature to Help Cope with the End of Life
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