Harbor Light Hospice

Akron Hospice Educates on the Importance of Hospice Family Care

Press release   •   Apr 13, 2019 07:31 EDT

AKRON, Ohio (mynewsdesk) April 10, 2019 - Harbor Light Hospice, an Akron hospice, released a blog describing the importance of hospice family care for people whose loved ones are patients. Families need care during this difficult time as much as their loved ones do, and many hospice care providers take this into consideration when developing treatment and care plans for their patients.

Hospice care addresses families' needs with a coordinated care approach to ensure that families are receiving emotional support as their loved one transitions into the final phase of their life. This can help family members avoid feeling burned out, lonely, or anxious as they help care for their loved one. It allows family members to continue supporting their loved one as they receive their own hospice care. This support is an instrumental element of ensuring that their loved one feels comfortable and secure as they cope with the immense emotional toll of their situation.

Hospice family care is a wide-ranging field that encompasses a range of support activities. These can include regular therapy appointments, grief counseling, spiritual support, and emotional support. They may also take the form of nontraditional therapies, such as music, art, or animal therapy. Hospice family care is designed to give family members with a loved one in hospice the outlets they need to talk about, understand, and handle their many emotions and worries. It can help them feel more secure and confident in the decisions that they make surrounding their loved one's care and their own well being, easing the process of preparing for life without their loved one.

Contact Harbor Light hospice for more information about the resources available to family members with a loved one who is receiving hospice care. Harbor Light provides comprehensive care for both patients and their families and offers a wide range of therapies and treatment options. Its team of medical professionals includes certified nursing assistants, dieticians, licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, therapists, and social workers, in addition to chaplains and volunteers. The Akron hospice is headquartered at 207 Portage Trail, Ext. West, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223. Harbor Light Hospice can be contacted by phone at 330-686-4983 or online at https://www.harborlighthospice.com/locations/ohio/akron/.

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Harbor Light provides comprehensive care for both patients and their families and offers a wide range of therapies and treatment options. Its team of medical professionals includes certified nursing assistants, dieticians, licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, therapists, and social workers, in addition to chaplains and volunteers.