LightBridge Hospice in La Jolla
LightBridge Hospice in La Jolla uses a person-focused course of treatment that aims to alleviate pain and discomfort for terminal patients. Once curative options have been exhausted or are no longer effective, Hospice care can provide patients and families in La Jolla with comfort, support, and peace of mind in their last days together. By managing pain and symptoms, and by providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support, Hospice care allows terminal patients to approach death with grace and dignity.
What is Hospice?
Hospice is a person-focused philosophy of care. Instead of relying on medication and treatment to cure a disease or illness, the goal of Hospice care is to improve a patient’s quality of life. This is done through pain and symptom management, as well as through holistic care that offers medical, spiritual, psychological, and emotional support to patients and their families. Our family at LightBridge Hospice in La Jolla is ready to provide care and support to achieve the comfort and peace of mind you deserve.
Why Should You Consider Hospice Care?
The thought of losing a loved one is always challenging. When curative treatments are no longer effective, Hospice can be a comforting option for patients and their families to consider. Hospice is a patient-focused philosophy of treatment that focuses on improving the comfort and quality of life of terminal patients in La Jolla. Hospice care provides medical and holistic care, while focusing on pain and symptom management.
LightBridge Hospice wants La Jolla patients and families to have their last days together filled with comfort and peace of mind. Pain management while in Hospice care attempts to alleviate the discomfort experienced by a patient, while allowing them to maintain mental faculties as long as possible. La Jolla patients and their families are then able to interact in a comfortable, familiar setting and cherish their remaining time together.
About the LightBridge Hospice Experience in La Jolla
Our team at LightBridge Hospice can provide care either in-home or at a care facility. Hospice care is patient-focused and palliative in nature, and the goal is to improve the comfort and quality of life of the patient for their remaining time. The LightBridge Hospice serving La Jolla offers care that may include:
- Regular on-site visits to the home or care facility by our Hospice team
- Dispensing of medication to the patient
- Medical equipment and supplies
- Assistance with grooming, personal care, and hygiene
- Emotional, spiritual, and psychological support for patients as well as their loved ones
- Bereavement counseling
- Financial consultation
- Education and support for caregivers
- Physical therapy
- Speech therapy
- Healing Touch therapy
- Integrative and holistic therapies