Hospice Care in Glendale, CA

 

The primary purpose of hospice care in Glendale is to improve the life of those who may have a terminal illness. Alleviating pain and symptoms through medicine and therapy. Whenever a doctor recommends hospice, it means the patient is expected to live six months or less. The aim is not to treat but improve symptoms and manage pain. Hospice Valley operates in Los Angeles County, Orange County, and Ventura County. Depending on your situation, planning ahead could be a good option. Talk with your family members and doctor to decide if hospice care can be of help. Hospice Valley of Glendale is qualified and provides a wide variety of services.

 

 

E-mail: info@hospicevalley.com
Phone: (747) 755-5181
Office Hours: 08:00 AM – 08:00 PM

 

What is Hospice Care

 

Hospice care is for people with a terminal illness with a life expectancy of 6 months or less. If the patient lives longer than the 6 months, the hospice doctor and your doctor will have to recertify the patient. Hospice care in Glendale attends to the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the patient and family. The goal of hospice care is to provide symptom and pain management care out of a hospital setting. Generally hospice care in Glendale is provided at home.

 

Whether your home is at an assisted living or skilled nursing home, Hospice Valley of Glendale, CA can provide the quality care you need. Medical equipment, medical supplies, and medications will be delivered to your home and our medical staff will begin to visit and render services. We have 24 hour on call services in case you need assistance.

 

Hospice Valley of Glendale will work with you, your family, and your doctor to set up a plan of care that meets your needs. Once your hospice care starts Medicare or your private insurance will cover everything you need relating to that terminal illness.

 

Inpatient Hospice Care

 

Inpatient hospice care refers to care being provided in a facility or skilled nursing home in Glendale, CA. This type of care is normally provided if the symptoms and pain can not be managed at home. While hospice services is covered under Medicare. The room and board is covered under Medical (Medicaid).

 

Outpatient Hospice Care

 

Outpatient hospice care refers to care being provided at home where you normally reside. Whether you call home a house, apartment, assisted living center, skilled nursing home. This care is rendered wherever you call home in Glendale, CA. The room and board is normally covered by you.

 

Hospice Care Services

 

Medical Staff

 

  • Doctors – On call services 24/7
  • Nurses – On call services 24/7
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Pharmacists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Hospice health aides
  • Homemakers
  • Volunteers

 

Medical Equipment

 

  • Hospital beds – Beds makes it safe and easier to provide assistance with dressing. Special mattresses can be put to avoid bed sores.
  • Oxygen and Ventilators
  • Bi-Pap and C-pap machines
  • Wheelchairs
  • Walkers
  • Crutches
  • Blood pressure monitors
  • Hoyer lifts

 

Medical Supplies

 

  • Feeding tubes
  • Gauze
  • Catheters
  • Needles & Syringes
  • Bedpans

 

List of Insurances We Accept

 

Hospice Valley is contracted with numerous local and national insurance providers in Glendale, CA. Note that if you do not see your insurance provider below still give us a call at (747) 755-5181. We are always getting new contracts with insurance companies.

 

  • Medicare
  • Medical
  • LA Care
  • United Healthcare
  • Health Net
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross
  • First Health
  • Regal Medical Group
  • Lakeside Medical Group
  • Cigna
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Mission Community
  • Central Health Plan
  • Healthnet Federal Services Tricare

 

How to Start Hospice or Palliative Care Services

 

The process to getting hospice or palliative care in Glendale is not difficult at all. Follow the steps below to start care:

 

1) If the doctor suspects the patient to live 6 months or less they will recommend hospice care. The doctor will normally gives you a prescription for hospice care. Once you have the prescription give us a call at (747) 755-5181.

 

2) If you can not get a prescription, we can check the patients eligibility by calling us at (747) 755-5181. You will need to have ready the patients full name, date of birth, and Medicare number(insurance information). We should be able to check the eligibility and give you a call back within 30 minutes.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Who Pays for Hospice Care?

There is no out of pocket pay from you. Hospice care is covered 100% under insurances such as Medicare, Medical, HMO’s, and PPO’s.

Is there a local Hospice Valley near me?

We have 3 office locations. Each office services a different county. We provide services to the Los Angeles County, Orange County, and Ventura County.

How do you Qualify for Hospice Care?

1) If a doctor believes the patient has 6 months or less to live. He will give the patient a prescription for hospice care.
2) We can set up a free in home assessment. Our Registered Nurse (RN) or Doctor will go to your home and assess if the patient qualifies for hospice care. Below are a few general and disease indicators that may qualify you hospice or palliative care.
General Indicators
Decreased Appetite/ Weight loss and Malnutrition
Difficulty Swallowing
Increased hospitalization and worsening symptoms
Difficult with ADL’s and performance is decreasing
Not responding well to medications or treatments
Recurring infections
Disease Indicators
Cancer
Heart Failure
AIDS
Coma
Stroke
Failure to thrive
Dementia
Liver Disease
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Parkinson’s Disease

Do you offer 24 Hour Care?

Yes, 24 hour care is provided if the patient requires it to manage pain and symptoms. Remember that goal for hospice care is to manage pain and symptoms out of a hospital setting. If the symptoms can be managed at home with routine nurse visits, the patient may not require 24 hour hospice care.

What are your Office Hours?

Our office hours are simple. We work everyday from 8 AM to 8 PM. If our office is closed, we always have 24 hours on call help. If you have any questions please give us a call at (747) 755-5181, we are more than glad to help.

Monday: 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Tuesday: 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Wednesday: 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Thursday: 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Friday: 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Saturday: 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Sunday: 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM