Is in charge of overall management of patients by the Hospice Interdisciplinary Team. He/She oversees the appropriateness for referral of each patient and serves as a consultant to the Team and the local physicians on matters of palliative care.
Takes charge of each patient. This means that he/she will be chiefly responsible for designing the nursing care plan and oversees that continuity in patient care is followed while she is off. Our hospice nurses provide highly skilled, compassionate interactions with patients and their families - comfort measures, teaching, medication, and so much more.
Involved early to assist in home planning, equipment, financial resources, sorting out insurance and, most importantly, serves as a counselor working in a one-on-one or group basis to help families work together in stressful times.
- 6/10/2012 | Modern Aging: Hospice care
- 5/16/2012 | Recognized as a "We Honor Veterans" Level 1!
- 4/18/2012 | Understanding Hospice.
- 12/12/2011 | Community rallies to help family.
"The care my wife received was excellent in every way. All her friends and family also commented on the excellent care she received. Special thanks to Roxanne, Richard, and LeeAnn, also Steve who also helped with funeral service. They all became like family and she regarded them all as good friends. Everyone at Horizons was excellent."Horizons Patient's Spouse
"I would like you to thank the nurses, Janet and Dana. They were great. I don't know what I would have done without them. Everyone took very good care of my husband. I am very thankful."Horizons Patient's Spouse
"Every single person at Horizons Hospice/Harrisburg, PA was wonderful. From the office staff to the excellent nurse and aide, we could not have asked for better care and compassion for our aunt and for us on a daily basis."Horizons Patient's Nephew & Niece