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Services offered by Hospice of Lower Cape Fear

What services does Hospice of the Lower Cape Fear provide?
-Nursing care
-Physician care
-Medical social services and counseling
-Chaplain services
-Volunteer assistance
-Personal care by nurse aide
-Prescription drugs for pain and symptom control that are related to the terminal illness
-Medical supplies and equipment
-Continuous care during periods of crisis by a nurse aide, licensed practical nurse or registered nurse depending upon the patient's required level of care
-Short-term inpatient care for symptom control, respite care or care when death is imminent
-Grief education and counseling
-Education about End-of-Life care choices

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