Here are a list of Frequent Asked Questions about Gardens of Western Reserve and Hospice Care. If you have any questions, just call our team at 216-916-1110.
What makes the Gardens of Western Reserve Hospice special?
We call it the “Garden Advantage.” Our interdisciplinary team is our number-one asset! The Garden team has the best highly trained, genuine, compassionate, and hard-working staff members. They understand that each (patient) is unique and we work tirelessly to personalize the care of every (patient) that they richly deserve each day. We’ve been very successful helping families navigate through end of life of their loved one, while bringing peace, comfort and dignity. We strive to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and families who are facing life-limiting illness. We focus on quality of living, while accepting the reality of death as a part of life. We provide comfort, companionship to both the patient and family as our focus of care. Services are provided by a team of professionals and volunteers who are physician-directed and nurse-coordinated.
When is the right time?
Gardens of Western Reserve hospice team will help patient and family prepare for what’s to come, offering education and support to make the unknown more knowable.
- Prognosis of six months or less
- Weight loss
- Increased or recent falls
- Recurrent infections
- Recurrent hospitalizations
- Frequent ER visits
- Change in mental status
- Increased weakness and fatigue
How much does it cost?
In most cases, Medicare A, Medicaid, Private Insurance/ HMOs will cover the entire cost of hospice services. This includes all member of the hospice team, medications and durable medical equipment required for the comfort of the patient and the relief of pain. People will be granted hospice services regardless of their ability to pay.
What areas does the Gardens of Western Reserve Hospice care for?
In Gardens of Western Reserve Hospice cares for patients and their families in the following counties:
Is my loved one eligible?
A person is eligible for hospice care when he or she has a terminal condition with a limited life expectancy. The primary care physician, patient and family must be in agreement with the hospice philosophy of palliative care.
What accreditation does the Gardens of Western Reserve Hospice have?
We are committed both to quality care and professional ethics. Additionally, we are committed to abide by all applicable federal and state laws, regulations and professional codes.