The late stages of Alzheimer’s can be challenging for patients and their loved ones. Oftentimes caregivers face serious health issues that have resulted from the amount of care required to care for a family member with Alzheimer’s. As sleep patterns change, dementia increases and other common behaviors such as wandering and increased paranoia surface, caregivers … Continue reading Considering Hospice for late-stage Alzheimer’s
A Comprehensive Disease Management (CDM) program, like the one offered at Phoenix Home Care & Hospice, focuses on providing patients with palliative care and relief from symptoms, pain, and stress caused by serious illness, in addition to assisting them with completing advanced directives and discussing extended health care goals. This care can be provided alongside … Continue reading What is Comprehensive Disease Management (CDM)?
It’s no secret, the healthcare field can be tricky to navigate. There are so many different things that encompass the different routes and roads that you have to take to make sure you or your loved one is taken care of. If the healthcare field were a map- one of the main roads would be … Continue reading What is an Advanced Directive? And Why Should I Have One?
Comprehensive disease management, or CDM, is a holistic approach to the management of chronic and life-limiting disease, utilizing an X-factor approach to guide those we serve through the complex and often turbulent journey that is living life with a serious illness, by providing care grounded in Christ-like values of patience, honesty and compassion. What Is … Continue reading Comprehensive Disease Management
This past Summer, Phoenix Home Care and Hospice cut the ribbon on its new Topeka location at 2945 SW Wanamaker Drive. The company provides home health care services, comprehensive disease management, private duty nursing for adults, hospice care and a pharmacy. Phoenix Home Care was founded seven years ago and provides quality home care services … Continue reading What is Home Care about? New company shares philosophy
How well do you know hospice care? Unfortunately, there are many myths about hospice that keep families from seeking this form of medical care when it is most needed. If your loved one is seriously ill or facing a poor prognosis, explore your options. Hospice care is provided by doctors who are specially trained in … Continue reading Common Myths About Hospice Care