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At Shiloh Hospice & Palliative Care, we believe that informed decision-making is crucial for both patients and their families. We are committed to providing comprehensive patient and family education to ensure that you have a clear understanding of the various services and options available as part of your hospice or palliative care plan. We are dedicated to empowering you with knowledge and information to make informed decisions that align with your unique needs and preferences.

Hospice Care Overview

Understanding the basics of hospice care is essential for making informed decisions. Our educational resources provide an overview of hospice care, its philosophy and our mission, and the services it encompasses. We explain the goals of hospice care, the role of the care team, and the comprehensive support provided to patients and their families. This overview will help you gain a deeper understanding of what to expect during your hospice journey with Shiloh Hospice & Palliative Care.

Care Plan Components

Our knowledgeable staff will guide you through the various components of your personalized care plan. We explain the different services and interventions available, such as pain and symptom management, emotional and spiritual support, nursing care, and social work services. Understanding the components of your care plan will enable you to actively participate in decision-making, ensuring that your unique needs and goals are addressed.

Treatment Options

We provide detailed information about the range of treatment options available within the context of hospice care. Our educational resources explain the benefits and potential side effects of different treatments, medications, and therapies. We discuss the importance of open communication with the care team and the shared decision-making process. This knowledge will enable you to make well-informed choices regarding your treatment options.

Community Resources

We understand that hospice care involves a network of support beyond our services. Our educational resources include information about community resources and support groups that can further enhance your care. We provide guidance on accessing local support networks, bereavement services, and organizations that offer additional assistance for patients and families during the end-of-life journey.

Providing You and Your Loved Ones with Knowledge and Support

At Shiloh Hospice & Palliative Care, patient and family education is a cornerstone of our commitment to providing comprehensive care. We ensure that you have the information and resources you need to make informed decisions about your hospice care. From understanding the basics of hospice care to exploring treatment options, advance care planning, community resources, and caregiver training, we empower you with knowledge to actively participate in your care journey. Contact us today to learn more about our patient and family education services and how they can support you and your loved ones.

We Aim For Excellence In All That We Do.

Hospice is committed to providing compassionate support for individuals facing terminal illnesses, caring for their physical, mental, and spiritual well-being as they navigate the end of life. Similarly, palliative care shares the same philosophy of comprehensive patient care, extending its services to non-terminal patients, offering them the opportunity to lead longer, happier lives.

  • By law, all healthcare professionals must respect your choice.
  • You don’t need to use the hospice connected to your hospital.

Our dedicated team of professionals aims to ensure that every aspect of your care is tailored to your unique situation and wishes.

We offer compassionate
care for our patients and
their family throughout
the Greater Chicago area.

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