Physician Services

Short Description

Even when a person is in hospice care, it’s important that they have regular contact with a physician who can evaluate their condition and help treat situations that may arise. AJD Hospice’s physician services provide a vital link between patients and critical medical care. We help people get treatment for emergency conditions or receive regular check-ups from a primary care physician.


Key Features of Our Hospice Physician Services:

  1. Specialized Palliative Care: Our team of hospice physicians specializes in palliative care, emphasizing the relief of pain and symptom management to enhance the quality of life for patients facing life-limiting illnesses. We prioritize personalized care plans that focus on comfort, dignity, and respect.

  2. Collaborative Care Planning: Working closely with the interdisciplinary care team, our hospice physicians play a pivotal role in developing and refining individualized care plans. This collaboration ensures that medical care aligns seamlessly with the emotional, spiritual, and social dimensions of each patient's end-of-life journey.

  3. Advanced Symptom Management: Addressing the diverse range of symptoms associated with life-limiting illnesses, our physicians employ advanced and evidence-based approaches to manage pain, nausea, shortness of breath, and other symptoms effectively. This commitment to symptom control promotes a more comfortable and peaceful experience.

  4. Family Consultations: Our hospice physicians engage in open and transparent communication with patients and their families. Family consultations provide an opportunity to discuss medical conditions, treatment options, and care goals, fostering informed decision-making and a sense of shared understanding.

  5. 24/7 Medical Support: Recognizing the unpredictable nature of end-of-life care, our hospice physicians are available around the clock. Whether it's addressing urgent medical needs or providing guidance to the care team, our commitment to 24/7 support ensures that patients receive timely and responsive care.

  6. Goals of Care Discussions: Our physicians facilitate compassionate conversations with patients and families about goals of care, treatment options, and end-of-life preferences. These discussions empower individuals to make informed choices that align with their values, enhancing the overall quality of their remaining time.

  7. Coordination with External Providers: Collaborating with external healthcare providers, specialists, and hospital teams, our hospice physicians ensure seamless coordination of care. This collaborative approach enhances the continuity of medical care and provides comprehensive support to patients in various healthcare settings.

  8. Comfort-focused Approaches: Our physicians are dedicated to implementing comfort-focused approaches, tailoring interventions to prioritize the patient's well-being and minimize unnecessary medical interventions that may not align with their goals and wishes.

By choosing our Hospice Physician Services, individuals and families can trust that their loved ones will receive expert medical care delivered with compassion and sensitivity. Our commitment to enhancing the quality of life during life's final stages is reflected in the skilled and personalized medical services provided by our experienced hospice physicians.