The importance of home health and hospice care

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You many choices when it comes to selecting your healthcare provider and whether or not to consider home hospice care.

Hospice care improves the quality of life for those faced with advanced illnesses. It is providing comfort, dignity, and support compassionately through specialized and uniquely trained personnel. These nurses and care teams are dedicated and devoted to honoring and supporting the patient’s individual journey with love, care, and tenderness.

Horizon Home Health provides high-quality health care through individualized, compassionate intervention to maximize client independence and quality of life. They believe strongly in the dignity and value of the human soul and teamwork is very important to the company. Each person who works for Horizon has important and necessary skills that help to promote the well-being of the clients.

The efforts of the team are necessary to serve the patients. They have the best nurses, aides, therapists, office staff, and others, all of whom serve a vital role on the team. Horizon Home Health provides services that promote independence for its patients and clients. The strategy is to maximize each client’s independence and quality of life, by delivering the highest quality services, with compassion and respect.

Skilled nursing visits, pain, and symptom management, equipment, medications related to illness, personal care assistance, incontinent supplies, education to the end of life, 24 hours on-call support, counseling services, assistance with community resources, spiritual support, companionship to patient and family, as well as bereavement support and counseling after patient’s death are all provided by Horizon. Hospice allows the patient and their family to remain together in the comfort and dignity of their home, where ever that may be, and focus on living. Hospice treats the person, not the disease; it focuses on the family, not only the individual; and emphasizes the quality of life, not the duration.

Horizon Home Health does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, sex, or age in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services, and activities, or in employment.

Horizon Home Health and Hospice provide many services such as:

  • Pediatric services
  • Hyperemesis
  • Diabetic teaching and care
  • Teaching and support after joint replacement
  • Support for cancer patients and others whose disease cannot be cured

Studies show that care delivered in the home like Horizon Home Health and Hospice provides results in better outcomes. Patients who get care in the home have significantly lower hospitalization and re-hospitalization rates.

To learn more visit Horizon Home Health now.

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