Harbor Light Hospice’s mission in Galesburg, IL is to create more access and availability to reliable end-of-life care and other quality services. Our hospice of Southern Illinois care services allow for patients to experience a better, richer quality-of-life for as long as possible. We give patients afflicted with a life-limiting illness the ability to enjoy their remaining time until they eventually pass in a peaceful, dignified manner surrounded by those they love.
Counties Served in Galesburg, IL by Harbor Light Hospice
Harbor Light Hospice provides support to patients residing in all parts of Galesburg, IL including the counties listed below:
- Rock Island
It is important for patients and families to know that the Hospice care we provide in Galesburg, IL can be provided in a variety setting. We provide hospice care in the setting that best fits the patient’s needs including a home, assisted living facility, nursing home, or hospital.
The Galesburg, IL Interdisciplinary Hospice Team
Our hospice interdisciplinary team is at the core all that we do. Our interdisciplinary hospice team in Galesburg, IL is comprised of a diverse group of professionals, each with their own focus. Our team will work closely and collaboratively to ensure that the patient receives the most effective pain management and symptom relief while also helping them reach their quality-of-life goals. Members of your hospice of Southern Illinois team may include:
- Certified Nursing Assistant
- Licensed Practical Nurse
- Medical Director
- Physical, Occupational or Speech Therapist
- Registered Nurse
- Social Worker
Our Hospice Philosophy of Care in Galesburg, IL
Our hospice philosophy of care in Galesburg, IL is to help patients who are afflicted with a life-limiting illness to achieve the highest quality-of-life possible for as long as possible. The importance of improving the overall quality-of-life and wellbeing for patients and their families is at the core of this philosophy. Our patient centric model of care ensures that all physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual needs are met. This belief in holistic care ensures that our patients in Galesburg, IL are able to experience more comfort, support, friendship and guidance as they navigate the unfamiliar terrain of end-of-life.
Why You Should Consider Hospice in Galesburg, IL
Watching a loved one struggle with pain and other symptoms is a heartbreaking sight for family members and loved ones. Our Galesburg, IL hospice care focuses on alleviating suffering in all forms so that the patient transitions peacefully and comfortably while in a familiar surrounding. Choosing to elect hospice in Galesburg, IL will allow patients and their families to enjoy their remaining time together in meaningful ways which is difficult to do if the patient is suffering from pain and other uncomfortable symptoms.
We extend care past the patient and also work to support family members following a patient’s passing for up to 13 months.The patients and families we have supported in Galesburg, IL felt more at peace knowing that Harbor Light Hospice was alongside them every step of the way.
Hospice Services Provided in Galesburg, IL
Every patient has their own individualized needs. The care provided will be determined by assessing the unique needs of the patient. Our hospice of Southern Illinois services include:
- Assistance with personal hygiene and light housekeeping
- Caregiver support and training
- Counseling and support groups for the patient and family
- Dietitian counseling
- Medical equipment and supplies
- Medication for pain control and symptom management
- On-site nursing
- Pain management and symptom management
- Physical, occupational and speech therapy
- Physician care
- Short-term respite care
- Spiritual consultation
Patients and their families should be aware that Medicare Part A, Medicaid, and many private insurers will generally cover hospice care services. Harbor Light Hospice in Galesburg, IL can help patients to better understand coverage and will also provide any medication or equipment needed to effectively manage pain and other symptoms.
Contact Harbor Light Hospice in Galesburg, IL for Support!
Harbor Light Hospice’s Galesburg, IL location can be found at 1865 N. Henderson St Suite 10 Galesburg, IL 61401 and admits patients based on admission criteria without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, handicap, age, or ability to pay. If you or a loved one is struggling with serious illness, contact Harbor Light Hospice by calling 309-705-0109 or by sending a message online today to learn about how we can support you or your loved one during this difficult time.
1865 N. Henderson St
Galesburg, IL 61401
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- Rock Island