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Best Practice Considerations: Home Care's Supportive Role in Hospice Care

Best Practice Considerations: Home Care's Supportive Role in Hospice Care

Did you know that in-home care providers play an important role in supporting patients receiving hospice care? In fact, professional caregivers, who are both highly trained and compassionate, offer a range of non-medical services. 

These services include assistance with ADLs and support for the family during this time, enabling them to dedicate time and attention to their loved one during their end-of-life care.

For Aging Services Professionals, helping individuals and their families navigate end-of-life care wishes is of utmost importance. Tune in for insights on in-home care’s role in supporting hospice care, tips for discussing in-home care and considerations for a seamless care transition.

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Tune in for insights and resources from Presley C. Reader, MPA, Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)®, and Owner & CEO of ComForCare Home Care Sun City West, Arizona.

About Presley:
Presley is the owner and chief executive officer of ComForCare Home Care - Sun City West, Arizona, since 2012. He has volunteered as a speaker and support group facilitator for the Alzheimer's Association, hosted a weekly radio show called "Aging in Arizona" on KKNT 960 AM and compiled a book by the same name. 

Presley is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)®, holds a  Bachelor's in International Business from New Mexico State University and a Master's degree in Public Administration from Texas A&M.

Show Notes:

  • Overview of services provided by in-home care professional caregivers to support patients and families who are receiving hospice care (e.g., where services can be provided, ADL support, family support, etc.)
  • Frequently asked questions and important considerations when making a referral (e.g., how often services are provided, paying for care, etc.)
  • Key considerations for aging services professionals when selecting an in-home care provider specifically to support hospice patients
  • Tips to share with patients and families when discussing in-home care to support end-of-life wishes
  • Best practices and considerations to ensure a seamless care transition

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