Hospice provides you with individualized physical, emotional, and spiritual care in your last phases of life, so that you may live life as fully as possible. Our focus is on managing and minimizing your illness-related symptoms and pain while maximizing your comfort and quality of life.
Most hospice services are fully covered by Medicare and Medicaid, as well as by many private insurance programs. Our staff can assist patients, families, and physicians in determining hospice eligibility and researching all available resources.
Grand County Hospice provides attentive care with a coordinated interdisciplinary team that includes:
- Medical Director
- Registered Nurses
- Social Workers
- Trained Volunteers
When to consider hospice
Many patients say they wish they had enrolled in hospice earlier, so that they would have had more quality time with their loved ones. You might benefit from hospice if you are experiencing:
- Chronic or persistent pain
- Frequent hospital or emergency room visits
- Unintentional weight loss
- Increased fatigue and sleep
- Diagnosis of a life-limiting illness
Grand County Hospice offers a variety of services to you and your loves ones:
- On-call nursing assistance is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Nursing care and support in your home or place of residence, including Canyonlands Care Center.
- Symptom and pain management as the priority concern of our nurses and staff.
- Social workers can offer psychosocial/emotional support, as well as access to community resources when needed.
- Chaplains are available for spiritual support and additional emotional care.
- Trained, caring volunteers are here to run errands, give support to the caregiver, and offer a listening ear, and a hand to hold.
- Bereavement and grief support for family and loved ones is available for 13 months after death.
Hospice Privacy Practices
Grand County Hospice proudly partners with WabiSabi Moab to feature a Hospice Memorial Garden near the front entrance of the hospital. With WabiSabi 'Make a Difference' Grant funds, Grand County Hospice was able to purchase plants to make a beautiful space to honor patients.
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Meet Our Hospice Team:
Margy Swenson, RN