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.
- Pain management
- Symptom management
- Support with bathing & grooming
- Assist families with emotional support
- Educate families on caregiving for loved one
- Provide grief counseling
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)
- Liver Disease
- Renal Disease
WHO PAYS FOR HOSPICE CARE?
- Private Payers
AASTA's Guiding Principles
Patient care is our core focus
Employees support and respect one another
Fiscal responsibility is a team effort
Compassion is centric to our patient interactions
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