Helping Hands

Rapid Response Program

United Hospice is aimed at preventing hospital readmissions and improving patient outcomes by providing education, comfort and support to the patient and family. Services can include the following items below, and/or these are tailored to each patient's individualized care needs to support stabilization in their home setting, followed by regular hospice care. 

  • Daily visits from Registered Nurse including weekends post hospital discharge (14 days)

  • Hospice HHA daily visits for additional support with personal care

  • Social Worker and Chaplin visits at the frequency desired by the patient and/or family

  • Direct access to a clinician after hours

  • United Team availability 24/7

  • Evening tuck-in calls by the triage nurse for additional support

  • Respiratory Therapist on staff

  • Proactive measures for symptom management

  • Durable Medical Equipment provided (Oxygen, CPAP, BIPAP, Hospital bed, Wheelchair)

  • Volunteers for additional support