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    (844) 8CALICARE (844) 822-5422
  • Email address: info@californiacarehospice.com
We aim to improve our patients’ comfort and overall quality of life.

What You Need to Know

What is Hospice? Hospice is a philosophy and a concept, not a specific place of care. Hospice care is for any person who has a terminal illness or when curative treatment is no longer effective.

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  • Hospice Care focuses on enhancing the quality of life for the patient and loved ones
  • Hospice Care offers hospice and comfort care to patients by using the most current methods of pain and symptom management
  • Hospice Care provides care 24 Hours a day, seven days a week
  • Hospice Care involves a team of professionals and volunteers who address the physical, emotional, social, spiritual, and psychosocial needs of patients and their families

Who Can Refer a Patient? Anyone can refer a patient to a hospice program. To be admitted, a patient must:

  • Agree to treatment aimed at comfort rather than cure
  • Have an incurable disease resulting in a limited life expectancy, as certified by a physician.

What Kinds of Illnesses? Hospice provides care to all patients with any terminal/end-stage diagnosis.

Who is on the Hospice Team?

Medical Social Workers provide individual and family counseling to help meet the psychosocial challenges created by a terminal illness. The social worker also facilitates family communication, arranges support for caregivers, and helps to find financial and legal assistance.

Chaplains provide spiritual counseling for people of all faiths, planning services and serve as a liaison between the family and clergy In the community.

Bereavement Coordinator offers a variety of services and provides support and counseling to patients’ families and caregivers related to anticipatory grief.

Hospice Volunteers are kind and compassionate individuals who support patients and loved ones by providing respite care and friendly visits.

Hospice Medical Director collaborates with other members of the hospice team and the patient’s primary physician to help manage the patient’s discomfort and symptoms.

Attending Physician refers patients to hospice and remains the patient’s primary care physician while working as a member of the hospice team.

Registered Nurses are educated in hospice care and pain control, and they work with patients to establish and maintain comfort as well as the quality of life. Their responsibilities also include the education of family members to provide better patient care for their loved ones.

Nursing Assistants are available to provide patients with bathing, personal and comfort care.

Hospice Care is provided wherever the patient calls home. Most hospice patients receive care at home or the home of a relative or friend. Hospice care can also be provided in long-term facilities, nursing homes, or hospitals. California Care Hospice Inc. goes above and beyond to provide high-quality care with a focus on comfort and support to patients and families facing life-limiting illness and loss.

California Care Hospice, Inc. is a California-based hospice care provider. We are licensed, accredited by The Joint Commission and abide by all federal civil rights legislation. Our support team helps you and a loved one deal with the effects of a terminal illness and provides tailored, compassionate, and competent hospice care that they deserve.

Our Mission
We commit to a comfortable end-of-life experience by providing quality hospice care for individuals and their loved ones in the advanced stages of life-limiting illnesses.
Our Vision
To be the primary institution of choice and trusted partner of the community for our unparalleled delivery of hospice services.

For further information or inquiries, please let us know by calling (818) 538-5313 or sending us a message.