The hospice team includes a doctor, nurse, social worker, chaplain, home health aide, and trained volunteers. The hospice team can provide the following services:
- Manage pain and other symptoms.
- Offer support with the emotional and spiritual aspects of dying.
- Provide medications, medical supplies, and equipment
- Teach family members skills to help them provide care
- Make short term inpatient or respite care available when pain or other symptoms become too difficult too manage at home.