What services are available?
- Regularly scheduled visits by RN's, social workers, and chaplains
- Home health aide/homemaker services
- 24-hour, 7 days-a-week on-call services
- Plan of care which focuses on pain and symptom management
- Training of the family in the patient's care
- Coordination with the patient's physician
- Coordination of equipment and supplies
- Supportive care by trained volunteers
- Individual and family counseling
- Emotional and spiritual support
- Coordination with community services
- Bereavement counseling for families
What does all this mean for the patient?
McLeod Hospice will provide or make arrangements for all:
- Skilled nursing services
- Medical social services
- Home Health Aide/Homemaker services
- Medical supplies/equipment
- Symptom control medications
- Outpatient services, including laboratory testing
- Additional services if needed, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, dietary consults, etc.
- Transportation to hospital if needed
For patients electing the Hospice benefit under Medicare, Medicaid, or Tri-Care, the following services are also available:
- Medication for symptom relief such as pain
- Standard medical equipment supplies relating to the terminal illness
- Physical, occupational or speech therapy consults
- Outpatient services
- Inpatient Services
- Respite Care
For more information, please contact McLeod Hospice at (843) 777-2564 or 1-800-768-4556.
"McLeod Hospice gave me hope. They made sure I got my medication and straightened out my insurance." Rochester White (1947-2000) was a McLeod Hospice patient before he passed away from cancer.