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Salus Physical Support During Hospice Care in San Diego

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 in San Diego Provided:

Physical Hospice Support in San Diego Provided:

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

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

My physical therapist was great, kind and friendly. She was professional but also caring. I will recommend both she and the occupational therapy person.

Carol K San Diego Aug 29, 2023

The physical therapist came to our home twice a week treating me for knee replacement therapy. She was extremely professional and encouraging and worked me very hard in order to get back to full usage and mobility. She did an excellent job and I am now 10 weeks post op. I will have full range of motion yet but am getting there..

Barbara N San Diego Aug 21, 2023

Hospice Physical Support FAQ's

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

Yes, your San Diego 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 hospice nurses and professional caregivers 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 offered using the latest technology and medical advances in hospice care. Medications are sometimes used to offer relief from pain, but they are closely monitored by your personal physician and our hospice 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 with hospice care 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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San Diego Hospice Care for Alzheimer’s

San Diego County Hospice care professionals with expertise in dementia care provide the right level of support for patients with Alzheimer’s disease who are nearing the end of life. Seniors with dementia experience increased comfort and a greater opportunity to spend time at home when hospice care is in place. Their families also benefit. Compassionate end of life care and bereavement support make this stage less difficult to cope with.

  • Comfort Care to Help Alleviate Pain and Discomfort
  • Emotional Support Through Difficult Behaviors
  • Specialized Family Support for Dementia
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