For many individuals with terminal illnesses, and their families and loved ones, hospice is a special way of care. Angel City Hospice can help those with terminal illness and their entire family address end-of-life issues and enable them to have better control over their choices, At Angel City Hospice, we understand the special needs of the terminal ill - their loneliness pain, fear and anxieties over their shortened future. All hospice services at Angel City Hospice are provided in an atmosphere of dignity, utmost comfort and genuine compassion.
All our hospice services are provided under the direction of a qualified physician. These include Nursing, Medical Social Services, Physician Services, Hospice Aide/Homemaker Services, Volunteer Services and Spiritual, Dietary and Bereavement Counseling. Hospice approved medications, medical supplies and durable medical equipment are arranged by our hospice team.
Patients, family members or facility staff are informed of all our arrangements. Our assigned hospice nurses provide proper instructions on use of medications and use of delivered medical equipment.
Angel City Hospice Care, Inc.
Unlike other hospice agencies in the community, our efficient method of staffing plus our being granted special permits for coverage enables us to us to extend hospice services in a wider geographical area in Southern California. We are able to serve hospice patient in Los Angeles County, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, and San Diego Counties. Our location enables us not only coverage in LA/Orange communities but we also have patients from San Fernando Valley, Antelope Valley, Kern County, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego. This Answers the need for families whose hospice patients live in a certain community and would want to be taken care of by siblings or other family member in other communities. Also, transfers during hospice episodes are easily arranged.
The family must have a realistic plan to provide primary caregiving on a 24-hour basis when needed. Also, the family must have a place of residence for the patient i.e., home, skilled nursing home, or residential facility, which will be safe for the patient, caregiver and hospice staff. All personal care items, beddings, and clothing for the patient are provided by the family.