End of Life Care Services
We consider it a privilege to provide End of Life Care to clients we have loved for years…and clients we have loved only for one day. During your family’s most difficult time, let Independence Home Care be your support staff. We can assist with details and lighten the load. By letting us handle some of the work, you can focus on the emotional needs of your family, as well as your own.
Short-Term & Long-Term
Our End of Life Care Services can be called on in sudden illness or as part of a long-term terminal care plan. Our staff will coordinate with your medical team and/or Hospice to bring dignity and comfort to your loved one’s final transition.
Some of the tasks we can help with include:
- Coordinating Schedules with Hospice
- Medication Reminders
- Staffing of Visiting Nurses
- Mobility Assistance
- Organization & Housekeeping
- Meal Preparation
- Bathing, Dressing & Oral Care
- Incontinence Management
- Status Updates via Tablet
- Funeral Arrangements
- Video Calls with Family via Tablet
- Companionship & Supervision
Experience Making Arrangements
The process of arranging memorial services is often complicated. We work with our clients’ families to help them navigate through all the little details — which funeral home, which scripture, which outfit — so that your loved one’s end of life wishes can be respected. We understand that this might be your first time losing a loved one. Let us share the knowledge we have gained through our own losses to make this difficult time as easy as possible.
Care for the Survivor
When one parent dies, children have the dual responsibility of making arrangements, while still providing care for the survivor. It is sometimes too much. Let us provide Senior Care Services for the surviving spouse so that important needs like medications and meals continue to be managed.
There is no need to go through this alone. We are so sorry for your loss and are standing by to help. Contact us here.