For Patients & Families
How to Choose the Best For You & Your Loved One
Compassionate expert care during life’s transition
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” Helen Keller
You and your family want hospice support that responds to your unique needs. You want to feel known and cared for as an individual. Cascade Health hospice provides patients and their families with the personalized physical, emotional, social, and spiritual support they seek. We tailor support to ensure you experience quality of life, comfort through pain, and symptom management. We also provide a comprehensive bereavement support services for patients, family and loved ones.
Why Cascade Hospice?
Which hospice care is best for you and your family? You have a choice.
As you consider Cascade as an option, you may find the following helpful:
- Our hospice outcomes are unmatched among hospice providers.
- Our satisfaction rating are top nationwide.
- We are a nonprofit, locally owned and operated Hospice agency.
- We are one of the top 100 nonprofits in Oregon.
Your and your caregivers’ wants and needs are at the heart of your plan of care. We modify this plan as your physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual needs evolve. Comfort-care measures like massage, aroma therapy, music, art, and pet therapy fill out your plan. Patients who need to transition from home health care to a hospice program can participate in Cascade’s Bridging Program. Cascade Hospice is Medicare Certified and accepts many private insurance payers. A patient’s plan may include:
- Pain and symptom management, including medications to manage illness.
- Nursing visits to instruct and guide the caregiver.
- On-call nurse access by phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week to answer questions and evaluate the situation.
- Medical social worker guidance, emotional support and locating of resources.
- Visits from certified nurse’s aides to assist with personal care.
- Volunteer help for practical assistance and respite care.
- Attention to spiritual and emotional concerns.
- Grief support groups for survivors.
- Providing medical equipment for the home.
- Alternative comfort-care measures.