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Salus Physical Support During Hospice Care

When a person is diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, it often impacts their physical wellbeing and level of independence. With the right level of support through Salus Homecare San Diego hospice care, physical health is enhanced and quality of life often improves.
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Physical Hospice Support Provided:

Physical Hospice Support Provided:

  • Managing Pain
  • Monitoring vitals and overall health
  • Support during activities of daily living
  • Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapy

Hospice’s physical support is not curative. Rather, it provides relief from pain symptoms and is palliative in nature. Most clients realize an improved mindset when they are free from physical pain, and with the right support, they maintain their highest level of independence longer.

Safety and comfort remain a top priority for the entire hospice team at Salus Homecare San Diego. Our medical director and registered nurse closely monitor your care and overall health in order to make the hospice experience a positive one. We also maintain communication with the client’s personal physician and regularly update them about any setbacks, improvements or concerns.

 

You guys rock! Thank you for all your help from the beginning to the end.

Andrew K. March 14, 2019

We have been using the services of Salus Homecare for over three years now. They came highly recommended by the staff at Casa de Manana and with good reason. What we have most appreciated about this company, in addition to their professionalism and quality caregivers, was their responsiveness to “bumps in the road.” No matter what the challenge, they responded quickly, responsibly, and compassionately. And they remained in close contact with our family to ensure that we were happy with the way things were going. In short, we feel fortunate to have discovered Salus Homecare and will be forever grateful for the care they have provided to our parents.

Kurt B. November 16, 2018

Physical Support FAQ's

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You are never obligated to remain with hospice if you choose not to for any reason. While our approach is not curative, the option to stop services and resume treatment options remains available to you. The decision is always completely yours, and we encourage you to discuss it with your physician, family members and even our hospice team at any point.

Yes, your hospice care team will work with you to help you maintain your highest level of independence for as long as possible. While we will remain available to provide support and supervision as necessary, our team will listen to your cues and provide you with guidelines and modifications to keep personal care tasks safe and comfortable. As your needs change, your care plan will adapt to meet them.

Pain and symptom relief is provided by using the latest technology and medical advances. Medications are sometimes used to offer relief from pain, but they are closely monitored by your personal physician and our medical director. We also use massage, cool cloths, warm baths and physical and occupational therapy techniques to help keep you comfortable.

Other Hospice Services Salus Offers

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Emotional Care

Coping Support for both client and family. This support also remains available to the family after a client's passing in the form of grief counselling.

  • Counseling
  • Social Worker Case Management
  • Bereavement Counselling for Your Loved Ones
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Spiritual Care

Assists the client in exploring their spiritual concerns surrounding death and dying. Spiritual support is non-denominational and supportive of all belief systems.

  • 1-1 Conversations With Hospice Chaplains
  • Reconnecting Clients With Their House of Worship
  • Provide Literature That Can Help Individuals Cope With Death
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