Sierra Hospice
"Making Final Moments Matter"

Goals

  • To provide palliative and supportive care to both the patient and family experiencing a life threatening illness, that he/she may live comfortably and fully in the surroundings of his/her choice. 

  • To coordinate medical, psychological, spiritual, social, and practical services in order to facilitate day-to-day care.

  • To encourage pain control and symptom management where applicable.

  • To promote death with dignity.

  • To provide bereavement counseling and support, as well as Sudden Death Intervention.

  • To provide community education and services related to death, dying, and grief.

Objectives

  • To develop a volunteer team and to provide initial and in-service training for the hospice volunteers.

  • To integrate the hospice concept into existing health care systems.

  • To blend professional and non-professional services by establishing credibility and information exchange with the medical community

  • to coordinate the various components such as pastoral, medical, pharmaceutical, legal, and psychological.

  • To provide volunteer services 24 hours a day on an on-call basis seven days a week.

  • To provide a referral service to both the community and patients, utilizing all social service programs available.

  • To continue to address changing community needs.


Sierra Hospice
150 Brentwood Drive  •  P.O. Box 95  •  Chester, CA 96020
Phone: 
530-258-3412  •  Fax: 530-258-3001
email at 
sierrahospice@frontier.com

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