Hospice-Care of Sangamon County is a full medical hospice, which is certified by Medicare and licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health. We offer personalized care directed at helping the patient and the family cope with a wide range of needs.
Hospice-Care of Sangamon County is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide quality and dignified care to terminally ill patients and their families. These services are coordinated with the skilled services offered by Alterna-Care Home Health Agency
Hospice-Care of Sangamon County will provide services to any person regardless of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical handicaps or the ability to pay a fee for services.
Registered Nurse: Develops the plan of care with the patient's primary physician.
Physician: Oversees the plan of care that has been established by the patient's primary physician and our registered nurse.
Social Worker: Acts as a facilitator in obtaining other community and supportive services, and is a counselor in improving coping skills
Volunteer Coordinator: Supervises each volunteer providing them with the necessary training and education to properly carry out their duties in the most dignified and professional manner.
Volunteers: Provide companionship to patients in order to allow other family caregivers a chance to accomplish other tasks or simply rest. They also assist in the bereavement process.
Spiritual Counselor: Helps explore spiritual issues with patients and their families during this difficult stage in life. We also invite our patients' own spiritual leader to assist in this process.
Housekeeper: Provides light house keeping and companion services such as meal preparation, laundry and shopping.
Your primary care physician develops your plan of care in collaboration with a registered nurse. We believe that this interdisciplinary team is important to the patient's and their family's ability to cope with the transition into the afterlife.