Care Team

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Care Team

Hospice Hawaii’s unique, interdisciplinary approach to care provides for the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual well-being of all those we serve. Because each person is different, we assemble a care team based on the patient’s individual needs and choices.  Specialists may include:

  • Personal Physician
    Directs the care you receive from Hospice Hawaii
  • Hospice Medical Director or Nurse Practitioner
    Develops the patient’s plan of care with the patient’s own physician and oversees treatment by the hospice team
  • Registered Nurse Case Manager
    Coordinates patient’s overall care
  • Social Worker
    Offers emotional support, counseling, resources, and assistance with advance planning
  • Hospice Aide
    Provides assistance with bathing, dressing and personal grooming
  • Spiritual Care
    Chaplains assist in identifying spiritual concerns and offers counseling
  • Volunteers
    Provides limited personal care, including respite care for family members and other caregivers, running errands, light housekeeping, preparing meals, and providing emotional support, comfort and companionship to a patient and their family. Volunteers also provide calling services to patients and families.
  • Specialized Therapies
    Offers patients and their families a variety of alternative therapies including massage therapy, art therapy, aromatherapy, music therapy, healing touch and pet therapy
  • Bereavement Support
    Supports the patient and family, and continues with family members after patient passes
  • After Hours Nurse
    Provides support after hours and on weekends
  • Counselor
    Offers other benefits such as dietary counseling, physical therapy or speech therapy, if needed