Providing care in all of Cook, Will & DuPage Counties, Illinois

Neurological Disease

Shiloh Hospice Care for patients with neurological diseases

Neurological illnesses, for example stroke, Parkinson’s disease, and multiple sclerosis, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, are life-altering disorders. And they can bring about perpetual weakening of the nervous system. We at Shiloh Hospice Care are devoted to helping the community. Patients and family members of people demand comfort care at the end of life are a priority. We provide both hospice and palliative care. Patients with neurological diseases might be entitled to hospice when they encounter the following signs or symptoms:


  • Seriously deteriorated breathing, discernible by helplessness to clear respiratory excretions. Tireless cough or recurrent aspiration pneumonia are also signs.
  • Enhanced shortness of breath, at rest or with any activity
  • Incapability to gulp liquids or soft food without clogging or coughing. And advancement to a mostly mashed diet
  • Devotes most of the time to an entire room or bed.
  • Hardly comprehensible speech
  • Persistent/ unintentional weight loss
  • Failure to accomplish maximum activities of daily life

Furthermore, patients with neurological diseases become qualified for hospice when they submit to the continuous decline in medical or practical status over time.

What can Shiloh hospice do for a patient with severe neurological disease?

The objective of Shiloh hospice is to ease physical and emotional suffering. Thus, patients can preserve their self-esteem, stay comfortable, and stay happy.

Pain management

People with neurological diseases might suffer agony from muscle spasms and seizures. And stiff joints and immovability add to that. Thus, Hospice experts in pain management ensures that patients are not suffering but comfortable.

Symptom management

Hospice helps manage trouble breathing and problem swallowing. They also manage difficulties eating and drinking. Difficulty communicating, anxiety, restlessness, and despair are also catered.

Care for patients anywhere they reside

Shiloh Hospice team goes to wherever patient calls home to care for them.

Expressive and mystical assistance

Shiloh hospice has the sources to help patients conserve their emotional and mystical health.

What can hospice do for the family of a person with severe neurological disease?

Family members might have to make challenging healthcare and fiscal decisions. They also need to function as caregivers and provide passionate care to others. If the verdict is made to discontinue medical support, relations undergo strong reactions and feel devastated. Here is how Shiloh hospice helps the family members in supporting their patients:

Caregiver tutoring and preparation

The family caregiver is elemental in facilitating hospice experts care as the patient gets sicker, symptoms increase, and thus, talking becomes more challenging. We mitigate families’ concerns by enlightening them on how to cater to the patients well and manage symptoms well wherever the patient call home.

Help with hard judgments.

Hospice helps relatives make strong choices that affect the patient’s situation. and the quality of life.

A helper on phone 24/7, 364 days

Even the most knowledgeable caregivers will have queries and apprehensions. But, with Shiloh hospice, they don’t have to speculate, fear, or linger for an answer because we are always available.

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