Life-Changing Hospice Care
Living in comfort wherever you call home is what most people wish for when nearing the end of an illness and life. At Suncoast Hospice of Hillsborough, we understand the unique needs and challenges you and your loved ones are facing during this difficult time. We are dedicated to supporting you with expert care and compassion to help you live comfortably and fully.
What is Hospice Care?
It is provided in in patients’ homes or residential and care settings by interdisciplinary teams of expert professionals and trained volunteers who ease the physical, emotional and spiritual pain and stress of patients and families. Thirteen months of grief support also is available for families. Hospice care is available during the last six months of life through the Medicare Hospice Benefit.
Caring for You and Your Family
As our Suncoast Hospice of Hillsborough patient, your preferences and needs guide your care. Your personalized care team works with you and your doctors and caregivers to treat your whole well-being. They concentrate on helping you live and pass on with comfort, peace and dignity. Along the way, they also prepare and support your family members so they can best care for you, honor your wishes and begin healing.
Care may include:
- A care team of expert hospice and palliative medical and clinical professionals who treat and relieve pain and symptoms as well as provide emotional, spiritual, social and bereavement (grief) support, caregiving training and guidance with health care decision making. Trained volunteers also provide essential support. The team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Integrative medical treatment and palliative arts that combine traditional medicine with aromatherapy, recorded music and other specialized practices to decrease pain and stress and create comfort and relaxation.
When you call Suncoast Hospice of Hillsborough, there always is someone available to speak with you. Our trained, knowledgeable staff will address any of your questions or concerns. Turning to Suncoast Hospice of Hillsborough is not giving up, it is getting help for a better quality of life for you and your family. Please call (813) 651-7300 to speak with us today.