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Hospice Care for Patients with Neurological Diseases

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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 who demand comfort care at the end of life are a priority. We provide both hospice and palliative care.


  • 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 ensure that patients are not suffering but are 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 the 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 support their patients:

Caregiver tutoring and preparation

The family caregiver is elemental in facilitating hospice expert 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 calls home.

Help with hard judgments.

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

A helper on the phone 24/7, 365 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.

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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