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The Role of Spiritual Care in a Hospice Setting

People have different opinions and views whenever they hear the word “spiritual”. While the word spiritual can be used to mean different things in different contexts, it also has different definition in a care setting like hospice in Burbank, California.

As we all know, services like hospice care in Los Angeles County, California, are designed to care for an individual’s body, mind, and spirit. And one of the services that hospice care offers is spiritual care.

A hospice team is consists of registered nurse case manager, hospice social worker, hospice physician or medical director, hospice aide, hospice volunteer, and spiritual counselor or chaplain. While the physicians and nurses focus on meeting the medical needs of a patient to minimize the symptoms of their terminal illness and a medical social worker helping the patients and their family to find the resources they need, a spiritual counselor or chaplain offers spiritual care in which they help alleviate any negative thoughts and emotions that the patients and family members are experiencing by introducing positive ideas, rituals, and experiences.

The goal of spiritual care in hospice or palliative care in Los Angeles County, California is to help patients and their families find their own comfort and peace, providing them comprehensive support they need to treasure all the times they have shared together.

Here at Compassionate Hospice Care, Inc., we are here to provide quality hospice care services for you and your loved ones. We understand how hard it is for your family knowing that your loved one is nearing the end of life, and during your toughest times, we can be a companion that you can rely on. So if you have questions about our services, feel free to call us.

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