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Salus Physical Support During Hospice Care

A higher level of physical support is often beneficial after a patient has been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. Salus Hospice of Riverside County's knowledgeable doctors and nurses provide this level of support.
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Physical Hospice Support Provided:

Physical Hospice Support Provided:

  • Specialized Pain Management
  • Monitoring vital statistics and the individual’s overall health, progress or setbacks
  • Assistance with essential daily activities
  • Physical, occupational or speech therapy

Hospice’s physical support helps patients to more effectively manage pain, discomfort and symptoms that typically accompany life-limiting diagnoses. While hospice’s physical care is never designed to provide a cure, it does allow the majority of patients to remain more independent and improve their quality of life.

Physical support is monitored by Salus Homecare’s hospice medical director and a registered nurse to ensure the safety and comfort of our patients. Additionally, we work closely with our patient’s medical providers, ensuring they receive regular updates and information that helps to improve the hospice care experience.

I have had my physical therapist in my home for awhile now due to my back issues. She is kind and very knowledgeable, she has helped me so much. I have a long way to go to be able to walk with a cane, but with her help, I’m sure it will happen.

Elizabeth F. Riverside County Nov 7, 2022

Overall Salus did an excellent job. Would definitely recommend them as a professional/top notch care organization. By the way, the nurse was wonderful, she went way out of her way!

Anonymous Riverside County November 7, 2022

Physical Support FAQ's

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There are many different pain management techniques that can help to keep you comfortable including medications, physical therapy, hot or cold compresses, certain exercises and other interventions. Our experienced hospice team will work with you in a unique way to develop a care plan that includes the pain management practices that are best for your needs, and that plan will be evaluated regularly to ensure it remains effective and beneficial.

Yes, it is our goal to help you to remain as independent as safely possible for as long as possible. While we will provide you with the support you need with activities of daily living, if you’re able to complete these tasks on your own or with modifications or minimal supervision, we encourage that.

Yes, your doctor is an important part of your support team. We encourage you to continue seeing the medical professionals you trust, and we will provide them with timely updates about any progress or setbacks to ensure they have the information they need to continue providing you with the best care experience.

Other Hospice Services Salus Offers

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Emotional Support

Coping Support for patients and families. Bereavement care is an aspect of emotional care that continues after the patient passes, offering additional support for an extended period.

  • Counseling
  • Social Work Case Management
  • Family Bereavement Counseling
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Spiritual Support

Assists patients and family members in exploring spiritual concerns. Spiritual support is non-denominational and appropriate for non-believers too.

  • 1:1 Confidential Chaplain Conversations
  • Reconnect with a House of Worship (if desired)
  • Provide Access to Literature for Coping and Understanding
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Riverside County Hospice Care for Alzheimer’s

Hospice care provides compassionate support at home for patients with late stage Alzheimer’s disease. Seniors in Riverside County with dementia receiving hospice care experience reduced pain and are less likely to die in away from home. Families receiving end of life care also benefit from the emotional, spiritual and bereavement support that hospice care offers.

  • Comfort Care to Help Alleviate Pain and Discomfort
  • Emotional Support Through Difficult Behaviors
  • Specialized Family Support for Alzheimer's Disease
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