The Denver Hospice care team provides support and care at all times.

The Denver Hospice team consists of individuals who focus on comfort by addressing physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual needs. Our team works closely with family members or other loved ones to ensure each individual receives the support and care they need at all times.

Medical Providers

Works with an individual’s doctor and others on the hospice team to ensure comfort and symptoms are managed. Our medical providers include doctors, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Nurse

Manages the plan of care, coordinates physical care, monitors symptom management, and arranges for medications, supplies, and medical equipment. They will teach individuals in hospice and their families about the illness, what to expect and how to provide care.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Assists with bathing, personal care, meals, and exercise. The CNA will also assist with changing bed linen, laundry, running errands and miscellaneous tasks that are in direct support of the individual in hospice.

Social Worker

Provides individuals in hospice and their families with emotional support and counseling for transition to end-of-life care. Assesses the individual and family for signs of distress and addresses psychological, social and resource needs.

Chaplain

Provides non-denominational spiritual and emotional support for individuals in hospice and their families. They also assist with funeral arrangements, if desired.

Registered Dietitian

Provides education and interventions to the individual in hospice and family regarding appropriate nutritional intake as the individual’s condition progresses. Dietary counseling is provided on an as needed basis.

Volunteer

Visits individuals in hospice and their families to provide support and companionship through such services as reading or helping write letters. Some volunteers also provide emotional comfort by visiting, calling, or sending cards throughout the grief period.