Also listed in:
Alzheimers Care » Illinois
Home & Hospice Care » Illinois
Long Term Care:
Long-term care and services are offered to meet the physical and emotional needs of individuals with chronic illnesses and disabilities or who can no longer care for themselves. Long-term care is provided to meet the medical and non-medical needs of residents. Custodial and non-skilled care is provided, including assistance with normal daily tasks like dressing and bathing. Care may also include medical services such as medication administration, diabetes monitoring and tracking vital signs.
The Pathways Program offers person-centered care to people with dementia by acknowledging they have their own life history, talents and interests. This is accomplished in a loving, supportive and safe environment through a partnership with family, friends, the community and our staff.
Community is essential among residents, patients, families and staff. It is fostered through innovative and ability-centered social activities, educational seminars, family and community support groups, volunteer opportunities and many other programs.
Hospice services are available through Family Centered Hospice should individuals need this level of care. Hospice is a special concept of care for patients with a life-limiting illness that strives to improve residents’ quality of life and allows them to live their final days with hope and dignity, surrounded by their loved ones.
Hospice is not about giving up hope. With the assistance of hospice, hope is refocused from an emphasis on extending a person’s life to a focus on a person’s comfort, dignity and independence.
The specialized care offered by hospice extends to an individual’s family and loved ones. Trained staff is available to assist with the emotional, social and spiritual aspects of illness. Hospice offers individualized bereavement and counseling services before and after a person’s death.
The hospice team includes a hospice medical director, physical, occupational and speech therapy staff, medical social workers, clergy and other counselors, certified nursing assistants, skilled nursing staff and many others who work together with residents and their family members to provide end-of-life care in an environment of hope, compassion, comfort and dignity.
Employment Opportunities in Chicago, Illinois
Find Jobs for Seniors in Chicago, Illinois
Find Senior Care Jobs in Chicago, Illinois
Local Services and Demographics
Links below will open in a new window
Grocery Stores |
Read Local News for Chicago, Illinois
Events within 20 miles of Alden Northmoor