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Hospice

Aasta believes every patient deserves a
wholistic approach to their comfort care.

Care You Can Believe In

What is Hospice Care?

Hospice focuses on caring, not curing. Hospice is a care model that delivers quality comfort supportive care for any individual with a life-limiting illness. Hospice is a wholistic approach which includes medical, emotional, physical, and spiritual management thru a team of experts. The interdisciplinary team includes; hospice medical director, RN case manager, licensed vocational nurse, home health aide, social worker, chaplain and volunteers.

Services include:

  • Pain management
  • Symptom management
  • Support with bathing & grooming
  • Assist families with emotional support
  • Educate families on caregiving for loved one
  • Provide grief counseling
  • Placement

Who is Eligible for Hospice Care?

Early identification of hospice eligible patients helps them receive the comfort care they need and deserve. To be eligible for hospice, a patient must have a terminal illness with a prognosis of 6 months or less. A licensed healthcare professional must certify that the patient qualifies for hospice care. A Aasta Hospice admissions nurse is available 24/7 days a week to assess eligibility of a patient in need of care.

You may be eligible for hospice care if you have end-stage;

  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Dementia/Alzheimer’s
  • Liver Disease
  • Renal Disease
  • Cancers
  • HIV/AIDs

WHO PAYS FOR HOSPICE CARE?

  •  Medicare/Medi-Cal/Medcaid
  • HMO’s
  • PPO’s
  • Private Payers

AASTA's Guiding Principles

Patient care is our core focus

Employees support and respect one another

Compliance and integrity guide our daily actions

Fiscal responsibility is a team effort

Compassion is centric to our patient interactions

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