Attending Physician:

Remains the patient’s primary care Physician and works as part of the UGC Hospice team.

Medical Director:

Certifies the attending physician’s prognosis, leads the UGC Hospice team in developing a plan of care, provides consultation to physician.

Registered Nurse:

Evaluates the patient’s condition during regularly scheduled visits. Coordinates the plan of care and teaches the family about proper patient care, the use of medication and pain management.

Medical Social Services:

Assesses social service needs of the patient and family. Provides counseling, assists in coping with anxiety, fear, stress, family conflicts, financial needs, depression, and concerns about death.

Spiritual Counseling:

Our non-denominational Chaplain makes initial contact with each patient and family to assess and give spiritual needs. Works with clergy of their choice as a liaison. Provides assistance with funeral and memorial preparations.

Trained Volunteers:

Provide non-medical friendly visits and respite to patients and families. They give needed emotional support and encouragement.

Testimonials

  • Kathy F.
    UGC Hospice  is a gift from God to all!! They are the most caring and wonderful people I have ever met! There is no greater service in the world than to comfort and care for the your family member at the end of life on earth!
    Kathy F.
  • Sandra P.
    I appreciate the care my mother received at your place. I was glad when she couldn’t stop speaking about the nurse helping her and being polite to her always. I would remain grateful to you for making her last days so peaceful.
    Sandra P.
  • Marie S.
    Words cannot express the beautiful experience we had with our family. I will forever be grateful for your service. In a time when we could have felt out of sorts and scared, you provided us the opportunity to feel comfort and strength. Most importantly, my family member was tended to by angels on your staff, and left this world the way he lived his life
    Marie S.
  • James K.
    I gratefully thank UGC Hospice for their ability to care and support the patients in their Hospice, and to our dad. We are thankful  for the ministry to our family and you are loved and appreciated
    James K.

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