Hospice Defined

How Our Services Work

Under the direction of a physician, our team of clinicians offers a unique caring atmosphere that encompasses the medical, emotional, social and spiritual aspects of patient treatment. Our goal is to ensure that the patient’s remaining days are lived with dignity, love and peace.

When Should I Consider Hospice Care?

Hospice care works best when there are months rather than days to establish relationships and support. You might want to consider hospice care when one or more of the following occur:

Your team can include:

  • Progressive Loss of Function
  • Repeated Hospitalizations
  • Current Medical Treatment Outweighs the Benefit
  • Decline Despite Curative Treatments
  • Decision to Stop Curative Measures
  • Dementia/Alzheimer’s
  • Heart Disease
  • COPD/Emphysema
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Renal Disease
  • CVA/Stroke
  • Cancer
  • Liver Disease
  • HIV/Aids
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Multiple Sclerosis

Oakhurst Hospice Provides:

Expert clinical care that emphasizes pain and symptom management

  • Emotional support and counseling for patients and family members
  • Home medical equipment and medications
  • Extensive bereavement program
  • Oakhurst Hospice uses a team approach to care that varies depending on the patient’s and the family’s specific needs.

Your team can include:

  • Nurses
  • Social workers
  • Home health aides
  • Spiritual counseling
  • Specially trained volunteers

What Does Hospice Cost?

The majority of our hospice services are covered by Medicare, Medical or private health insurance companies. There is also the option to pay privately. Our staff can assist patients, families and physicians on eligibility and election of Medicare benefits.

Every Moment is Special

The Oakhurst Hospice program can comfort both patient and family. Early hospice care will help you understand what’s happening and prepare for what’s ahead physically, emotionally and spiritually. Early care at Oakhurst Hospice can improve the quality of the days ahead for everyone.

 

Service Areas

  • Ventura County
  • San Fernando Valley
  • Conejo Valley
  • Simi Valley

Quality Care

Oakhurst Hospice has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in home care. The accreditation award recognizes Oakhurst Hospice’s dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state of the art standards.