Services

The services provided by Aime Hospice Care are interdisciplinary and are structured according to your needs. Options include the following:

PHYSICIAN SERVICES

Aime Hospice Care’s Medical Director works in concert with each patient’s personal physician. Our Medical Director works with our interdisciplinary team to customize the best plan of care to meet your specific needs.

TRAINED VOLUNTEER SUPPORT

Volunteers are available to visit patients and provide assistance ranging from basic companionship to light meal preparation to errand service and much more.

NURSING CARE

A Registered Nurse is assigned to each patient. This caregiver visits regularly to monitor your condition, provide appropriate care, and ensure that your plan of care is communicated to all team members.

BEREAVEMENT SERVICES

Bereavement counselors are available to help loved ones deal with grief and loss.

HOME HEALTH AIDE & HOMEMAKER SERVICES

Home health aides and homemakers attend to the personal needs of each patient. Bathing, shaving, light housekeeping, and comfort care services are just a few examples of what they offer.

MEDICATION SERVICES

Medications for symptom control and comfort are provided as needed to help patients remain as comfortable and pain free as possible.

SPIRITUAL SUPPORT & COUNSELING

Clergy and other counselors are available to provide spiritual support and guidance to patients and their loved ones.

MEDICAL EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES

Wheelchairs, walkers, and other types of medical equipment and supplies are provided as needed to patients.

Frequently Asked Questions

Listed below, you'll find responses to several Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) which you might find enlightening. We are here to help, so please do not hesitate to get in touch with us to address any inquiry or concern.

Does hospice shorten life expectancy?

No. Studies show that providing patients with the comfort of hospice can actually increase life expectancy.

Does hospice provide assistance for the loved ones of patients?

Hospice provides support services for family members and friends during the patient care experience. Following this experience, support services are available to survivors for a period of up to 13 months.

Can I select my hospice provider? If dissatisfied, can I transfer to another provider?

You have the right to choose your provider of hospice services. You may transfer to Aime if you are dissatisfied with your current provider.

Is my physician the only one who can refer me to hospice?

No. You or your family can inquire directly about hospice services. Simply contact one of our offices for assistance.

More Information

For more information regarding these and other services, please contact an Aime Hospice Care office near you.