GALLIPOLIS — In recognition of Home Care and Hospice Month, local proclamations have been made at county commissioner’s offices.
These proclamations proclaim that: home care, hospice and palliative care empower people to live as fully as possible, surrounded and supported by family and loved ones, despite serious and life-limiting illness; home care, hospice and palliative care bring patients and family caregivers the highest quality care delivered by an interdisciplinary team of skilled professionals that includes physicians, nurses, social workers, therapists, counselors, health aides, spiritual care providers and others who make the wishes of each patient and family a priority; through pain management and symptom control, caregiver training and assistance, and emotional and spiritual support, allowing patients to live fully up until the final moments, surrounded and supported by the faces of loved ones, friends, and committed caregivers; each year, home care, hospice saves Medicare more than $2 billion by providing solutions for physicians, care to patients and comfort to families anywhere, at any time.
Every year more than 1.65 million Americans living with life-limiting illness, and their families, received care from the nation’s home care, hospice programs in communities throughout the United States. More than 450,000 trained volunteers contribute 21 million hours of service to home care, hospice programs annually. Home care, hospice and palliative care providers encourage all people to learn more about options of care and to share their wishes with family, loved ones, and their healthcare professionals.
Holzer has been providing home health services for more than 30 years, and are proud that we have consistently received high marks for quality care and patient satisfaction. Trust Holzer Home Care to provide you with quality, compassionate home care services including skilled nursing care, aide services, physical therapy, and occupational therapy. Holzer Home Care provides services in Athens, Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike, Ross, Scioto, and Vinton counties in Ohio and Mason County, West Virginia.
For more information on Holzer Home Care, and Hospice Services, call 1-855-4-HOLZER.
Submitted by Holzer Health System.