SERVICES OFFERED

CRAVEN COUNTY HOSPICE

The goal of Hospice is to provide end of life “Palliative Care” (the control of pain and symptoms); utilizing a team of specialists (disciplines) to provide care including physician services (working together with your doctor of choice), skilled nursing, counselors and social workers, spiritual care specialists, certified nursing assistants, as well as volunteers with a variety of skills and levels of assistance. Hospice is philosophy of care that looks at each individual as being that:  An individual.

SKILLED NURSING

Our staff of skilled Registered Nurses will provide expert care, focusing on pain and symptom control for the individual. Our highly trained staff of nurses understand the most recent techniques and procedures for ensuring our patients are completely taken care of. Our nurses are skilled at maintaining the highest level of care for each patient in their home setting while also offering a personal touch that is intended to ease the tension and soothe the patient.

SOCIAL WORKERS

For patients and families who may need more emotional support, Social Workers can provide necessary psycho-social care. Focused on the emotional well-being of a patient and the family, Social Workers can have a significant impact on the quality of life during hospice care. These highly trained professionals deal with issues including self-esteem, communication, and relationships as well as guide families through issues such as funeral arrangements, Advanced Directives for Health Care, and Health Care Power of Attorney.  They are also available to assist with placement of a loved one in a skilled facility as needed.

E-mail Angel Lorton, Hospice Chaplain,

alorton@cravencountync.gov 

252-636-4930 

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