Your Source for Comfort

Our services are covered by Medicare, Medi-Cal, most private insurance plans, HMO’s and other managed care organizations. Durable medical equipment and most medications related to the terminal illness are generally covered and offered at no cost to the patient or family. Cadence Hospice is accredited by the Joint Commission, and licensed by the state of California and a federally certified Medicare program.

Routine Level of Care

This type of hospice care is provided in the patient’s home and includes: assisted living communities, nursing homes, and long-term care facilities.

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Levels of Hospice Care

Hospice offers four levels of care customized to meet the individual needs of the patient including physical, psychological and emotional needs.

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Our Team

Our Team

Highly trained professionals with varied areas of expertise.

Beneficial Care

Benefits of Hospice

Relieve pain and suffering by controlling symptoms.

Philosophy

Philosophy

Respect patient choices, goals and wishes.

Hospice Care

Hospice Care

Values life and accepts dying as a natural process.

Hospice care is comfort-centered care (often referred to as Palliative care). Hospice takes a holistic approach in caring for patients and their families while striving to meet the needs of the person with the life-limiting illness...

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The Hospice Team

Cadence Hospice TeamThe Primary Caregiver is identified by a family member or the patient and is responsible for the day-to-day care of the patient, while being supported and guided by the hospice team.

Medical Directors - Hospice Physicians are experts in pain and symptom management. Working alongside the patient’s attending physician, they provide oversight in all aspects of the hospice medical care.

Registered Nurses who are specialists in hospice care and experts in pain management are assigned to each patient. They are available around the clock to assist with any concerns that may arise.

Certified Home Health Aides are specially trained and available to assist patients with housekeeping duties such as laundry and meal preparation as well as bathing, shaving, shampooing and linen changes.

Medical Social Workers are advocates for the patient and the family. Each patient is assigned an experienced medical social worker who assists with the utilization of community resources, issues concerning insurance facility forms, financial matters, funeral arrangements, and placement decisions.

Chaplains provide non-denominational, faith support. As members of the healthcare team, they provide spiritual and bereavement support to patients, families, and staff members.

Benefits of Hospice Care

Benefits of Cadence Hospice

  • Uses a team of highly trained professionals with varied areas of expertise
  • Relieves pain and suffering by controlling symptoms and improving quality of life
  • Respects patient choices, goals and wishes
  • Includes the entire family (not only the patient) in care decision making
  • Honors the personal, religious/cultural values, beliefs and practices of patients and families
  • Values life and accepts dying as a natural process that is a profound personal experience

Continuous Care

This level of care is offered to patients during a period of crisis in order to keep them at home. Continuous Care is provided by Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants to monitor and gain control over the acute symptoms and pain. Other members of the hospice team may participate in patient care during this time.