Home hospice care
in Lancaster and York, PA
By Your Side Home Care is experienced at providing much needed home hospice care that Lancaster and York residents depend on. In-home care givers assist the hospice nurses and doctors by performing the supplemental, non-medical care that keeps your loved ones comfortable in their own homes.
In fact, for over twenty years, By Your Side Home Care has partnered with local Hospice Care companies in Lancaster and York PA, to guarantee that our clients receive all of the care they need. Even though our hospice and community care services are strictly non-medical, this collaboration with hospices is one of the many benefits of hiring us for our services.
Just like the medical professionals and the families, hospice caregivers work tirelessly to ensure that your loved one feels completely comfortable and supported. We have earned the appreciation of many hospice care companies throughout Lancaster and York, and they often recommend our services as a supplemental component to their own.
Contact us to start the conversation about in-home hospice care from By Your Side.
What home hospice care aides do
While caregivers are unable to assist with any medical duties, they are a resource for keeping your loved one comfortable, ensuring they take their medication, assisting with personal care, and maintaining a comfortable household. When a person is receiving hospice care at home, it is because they have chosen to live their finals days in the place they find most pleasing and familiar. Doing everything possible to make those days as pain-free and comfortable is the mission of the entire hospice staff. Hospice home care aides also follow that mission, with experience providing care and necessary support to someone in their time of greatest need.
As is the case with traditional in-home care aides, home hospice care aides perform a wide variety of tasks, including:
- Bathroom assistance
- Cleaning the home
- Preparing food
- Taking out the garbage
- Making reminders about medication
- Assisting with phone calls
- Running errands
- Overnight care
- Companionship & conversation
Since hospice doctors’ and nurses’ time can be somewhat limited, these tasks can be especially beneficial to you and your loved one. Doing everything possible to keep your loved one well-attended and their home orderly can be a comfort during the end-of-life stages.
Why supplemental hospice care at home is important
The hospice care team is comprised of doctors, nurses, social workers, and even chaplains. While all of these people are extremely sensitive and skilled, their time is split between your loved one and many other patients as well.
As much as they would like to provide the small but important help around the home, they are likely not able to. Having another trusted professional to provide those supplemental services can be a massive relief to your loved one, to the hospice staff, and to you and the rest of your family.
We have heard from many families that the referred caregivers made a tremendous impact on them and their loved one’s final days. At By Your Side Care, this is a responsibility we take very seriously, and we are grateful for the opportunity to serve your family.
But don’t just take our word for it, read over what a few of our clients say about our hospice services!
Contact the hospice and community care team in Lancaster, Pa
By Your Side has a large roster of skilled caregivers prepared to give the type of support your loved one needs. If your loved one has just entered hospice treatment, contact us to learn more about our services and schedule with a hospice care professional as soon as possible.
If you’re simply looking for more information, feel free to contact us and learn about the cost of in-home care.