Harbor Light Hospice’s central mission in Merrillville, IN and the neighboring areas is to increase ease of access to reliable end-of-life care and other quality services for patients who are managing a life-limiting illness. By electing our Merrillville, IN hospice care, patients will be able to experience life more fully and comfortably during the time that they have remaining until they are able to pass with peace and dignity.
Areas Served in Merrillville, IN by Harbor Light Hospice
Harbor Light Hospice serves Merrillville, IN and the surrounding areas from our nearby local office in Crown Point, IN. We provide high-quality hospice care to residents of the areas and counties that are listed below:
- City of Crown Point
- Town of Merrillville
Our Merrillville, IN hospice care services can be accessed wherever a patient resides and in a variety of different settings. These could include the patient’s private home, an assisted living facility, a nursing home, or a hospital.
The Merrillville, IN Hospice Interdisciplinary Team
Our hospice interdisciplinary team in Merrillville, IN is at the heart of our organization. This group of diverse professionals work closely and collaboratively to make sure that patients receive the most effective pain management and symptom relief possible while also addressing the patient’s other quality-of-life goals and wishes. We understand the difficulties of patients and families and strive to better prepare them to manage the realities of end-of-life and the various fears, choices, and concerns that they will encounter along the way. Harbor Light Hospice provides support to patients and families in Merrillville, IN for the entire calendar year, 24 hours a day. Your hospice care team in Merrillville, IN 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 Merrillville, IN
Our hospice philosophy of care in Merrillville, IN drives our efforts forward. Harbor Light Hospice maintains an unwavering commitment to helping patients in Merrillville, IN who are suffering from a life limiting illness to reach and maintain the best quality-of-life that is possible, for as long as possible. The patient centric hospice care services we provide in Merrillville, IN seek to address the holistic needs of the patient. This means that in addition to effectively managing pain and other uncomfortable physical symptoms, we will work diligently to satisfy the other spiritual, emotional, mental, and social needs of the patient.
Why You Should Choose Hospice in Merrillville, IN
Managing life with a serious illness or watching a loved one suffer as a result of a disease is incredibly difficult for both patients and their families. However, patients and their loved ones should know that they do not have to face this daunting challenge alone. Patients who elect our Merrillville, IN hospice care will experience the impactful benefits of proper pain and symptom management, allowing them to feel more comfortable and at peace. Our Merrillville, IN hospice care services also emphasize supporting a patient’s family. Harbor Light Hospice helps grieving families in Merrillville, IN for up to 13 months following the loss of a loved one. The patients and families we have served in Merrillville, IN felt immense comfort knowing that Harbor Light Hospice was by their side each step of the way.
Hospice Services Provided in Merrillville, IN
The specific types of care that a patient receives is determined after a careful evaluation of their unique needs and goals. Our Merrillville, IN hospice services can include the following:
- 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 caregivers should be aware of how hospice care is paid for. In general, Medicare Part A, Medicaid, and most private insurance companies will provide coverage for any hospice care services received. Understanding coverage for hospice care can be overwhelming but we are ready to help patient and families in Merrillville, IN to understand their coverage options better.
It is also important for families to know that Harbor Light Hospice in Merrillville, IN will provide all of the necessary medication and medical equipment that is required for effective pain and symptom management.
Contact Harbor Light Hospice in Merrillville, IN for Support Today!
Harbor Light Hospice’s Merrillville-Crownpoint, IN location can be found at 1229 Arrowhead Ct. Crown Point, IN 46307 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 219-661-3100 or by sending a message online today to learn about how we can support you or your loved one during this difficult time.
1229 Arrowhead Ct.
Crown Point, IN 46307
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