|GSH Hospice - A Peaceful
Quality of Life for advanced stages of illness
Hospice is an alternative choice of care giving when a
physical cure is no longer possible.
Over 90% of people in the final
stages of a terminal disease such as cancer, multiple sclerosis, advanced
cardiac or neurological disorders, choose to stay at home in familiar
surroundings, with their family, friends, pets and comfortable routine. Hospice
provides a team of compassionate professionals who address the physical,
emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their loved
|The GSH Hospice Difference
1979, GSH Hospice has provided a patient-centered approach to medical care and
support for patients at the end of life.
Our continued presence in the
community has created lasting relationships with local pharmacies and physicians
and developed a base of local nurses and over 40 trained volunteers for support
and quick response.
GSH Hospice is part of the Good Samaritan Health
System, a non-profit system dedicated to excellence in healthcare in every
aspect. This connection simplifies the process and coordinates patient care most
GSH Hospice Team of
Hospice care is more than just medical care for the
GSH Hospice provides families with a compassionate team
of experienced professionals who address the physical, emotional and spiritual
needs of patients, their families and close friends. The goal is to bring
comfort to those facing a life limiting illness.
GSH Hospice is fully accredited by JCAHO and
licensed by the Department of Health.
- Medical Director - assumes
24 hour accountability for the Hospice program and serves as a liaison between
primary physician and Hospice.
- Hospice Nurse - available
24 hours a day, 365 days a year and provides a complete spectrum of skilled
nursing care and pain management.
- Pharmacist - provides
consultation for medication management.
- Home Health Aides -
provide personal care and respite with a loving touch.
- Dietician - monitors
dietary needs and makes recommendations for menu planning.
- Primary Physician - provides the Hospice patient medical treatment and works with the Hospice
team in providing care.
- Social Worker - assesses
needs, provides supportive counseling and acts as liaison with community
- Therapists - assist
patients in relieving pain and making adjustments to physical
- Trained Volunteers -
provide an extra set of hands to help make life easier for patients and their
- Chaplain - provides
spiritual support, a liaison with the religious community and assists with
GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL
The Weaber Family Hospice Center
202 Hathaway Park