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Hospice or Palliative Care in Leduc, AB

When a cherished family member opts for hospice or palliative care, it's crucial that you can wholeheartedly embrace your role as a loving spouse, child, or grandchild, unburdened by the label of "Caregiver." Our dedicated in-home Hospice or Palliative Care Support Services are here to provide exactly that, affording you the invaluable opportunity to direct your attention towards what truly counts – sharing treasured moments with your beloved.

Call (587) 686-8211 to discuss how our in-home Hospice Care Support Services from Home Instead in Leduc, AB can make all the difference for your family. 

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Role of Home Care in Hospice or Palliative Care

Caring for a loved one can be an incredibly challenging role for family caregivers or care partners. The demands of caregiving often become overwhelming, and while hospice care offers valuable support to the patient, it's essential to realize that hospice providers typically don't have a team member present on a daily basis. As a result, family caregivers and care partners bear the responsibility of delivering personal care and attending to daily tasks like cooking, housekeeping, and running errands. These additional duties can significantly increase the stress levels of those providing care.

This is where the assistance of a professional caregiving company can make a significant difference. Professional caregivers can seamlessly complement the efforts of the hospice team and other medical services by offering essential services such as personal care, light housekeeping, meal preparation, medication reminders, and running errands.

Palliative Care:

Imagine palliative care as a supportive blanket offered at any stage of a serious illness, from diagnosis to the end of life. Its goal is to enhance your quality of life by managing symptoms, addressing emotional and spiritual needs, and providing support to both you and your family. At Home Instead, we believe in the power of palliative care to enrich lives, even in challenging circumstances.

Key Features of Home Instead's Palliative Care:

  • Pain and symptom management: Our skilled specialists address pain, fatigue, nausea, and other physical symptoms, ensuring maximum comfort and well-being.
  • Psychological and emotional support: We recognize the emotional challenges that accompany serious illness and offer counseling, spiritual guidance, and support groups for both patients and families.
  • Communication and decision-making: Open communication between doctors, patients, and families is paramount. We facilitate these conversations, empowering you to be an active participant in your care plan.
  • Coordination of care: Our palliative care specialists work alongside other healthcare providers, ensuring a seamless and holistic approach to your care.

Hospice Care:

When curative treatment options are no longer viable and a prognosis of six months or less is given, hospice care provides compassionate support and comfort. Its emphasis is on making the most of the remaining time with loved ones, prioritizing comfort and symptom management rather than curative intent. Home Instead is dedicated to providing this care with the utmost sensitivity and respect for individual wishes.

Key Features of Home Instead's Hospice Care:

  • Focus on comfort: Symptom management remains a priority, but the emphasis shifts to ensuring maximum comfort and peaceful transition, often at home or in specialized hospice facilities.
  • Emotional and spiritual support: Our hospice teams offer compassionate care that attends to emotional and spiritual needs, ensuring a dignified and supported end-of-life journey.
  • Family support: Recognizing the profound impact on families, we provide bereavement counseling and support groups to help them cope with loss.
  • Flexibility and respect for wishes: Hospice care is tailored to individual preferences and values, ensuring autonomy and control over the end-of-life experience.

Caring for People on Hospice Care in Leduc, AB

Our dedicated team of compassionate hospice care professionals is here to offer you and your loved ones the essential physical and emotional support you require. Our experienced caregivers collaborate seamlessly with your hospice care team, ensuring that your loved one's final wishes are honored with the utmost care and attention. In addition to our commitment to their physical well-being, we understand the importance of emotional support during this significant transition. Our hospice care support extends beyond the clinical aspect, providing your family with a helping hand to alleviate the daily responsibilities, allowing you to concentrate on creating cherished moments with your loved one.

Our team of Care Professionals in Leduc, AB are available 24 hours a day to provide home care services including:

  • Companionship and Emotional Support
  • Personal Care Assistance
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Meal Preparation
  • Respite for Family Caregivers

We make it easy to get started with a complimentary initial consultation. We can get to know each other, we'll listen carefully to your needs and concerns, we can share the experience of hundreds of other families with whom we've worked, and we'll make recommendations for service. Please call us today at (587) 686-8211. We look forward to meeting you soon.

Contact Us (587) 686-8211
When you need in-home care services, look to Home Instead® to deliver the excellence and compassion you deserve. Learn more about the experienced in-home hospice care​ we deliver.
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