Only Love’s collaborative team includes a wide range of specialty and expertise.
ONLY LOVE provides a comprehensive range of services, corresponding with the needs of each individual. We recognize that each individual’s needs are different, and that a patient’s needs may change. We work closely with family members to determine what is needed, and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
ONLY LOVE uses an interdisciplinary approach, keeping the broad picture of each patient’s needs in mind. The collaborative team includes a wide range of specialty and expertise, including:
The patient’s regular physician is a key member of our team. The attending physician assumes responsibility for medical management of the patient’s treatment throughout their involvement in all of our programs. [Home Care & Hospice]
Works with attending physician and staff, providing the expertise and perspective of hospice care. [Home Care & Hospice]
Director of Nurses (D.O.N)
The D.O.N is a registered nurse who is responsible for the management and coordinator of care the patient and the team. D.O.N makes certain that the plan of care for each patient is unique, individualized and interdisciplinary. D.O.N is often the most accessible by phone and coordinates the physician’s orders with the other team members who will carry them out. [Home Care & Hospice]
The nurse visits the patient wherever they reside. The number of visits depends on the patient’s needs. The hospice nurse provides direct care to the patient and keeps the doctor informed and updated about the patient’s condition. The nurse also teaches the family and/or other caregivers how to care for the patient. [Home Care & Hospice]
The social worker provides direct support and counseling for the patient, family members, and caregivers. The Social Worker also serves as the primary contact to access community resources. [Hospice]
Certified Home Health Aides/Certified Nurses’ Assistants
The CHHA/C.N.A. is available to provide personal care, such as bathing and grooming as well as assistance with other activities of daily living. The CHHA/C.N.A can also provide short periods of respite for the family. The frequency of the visits are base on the needs of the patient and the caregiver. [Home Care, Hospice & Provider Services]
The chaplain is available to help patient and family with spiritual and religious matters. He can also serve as liaison to the family’s clergyman. [Hospice]
The Bereavement Coordinator works with the family and develops a plan to support and help them during their time of loss. The Bereavement Coordinator is a specialist who is aware of the difficulties and needs of a family as they go through this time of loss. [Hospice]
The Spiritual Counselor provides an interfaith forum where the spiritual needs of the individual is in the foreground, not the denomination. Relief also comes to our patients and their families knowing that ONLY LOVE provides the spiritual services during and after your loved one departs. The spiritual counselor also assists with funeral arrangements as well as conducting memorial services. [Hospice]
Volunteers provide emotional support and companionship to patients and their families. They can also provide respite for caregivers and family members involved in the patient’s care.[Home Care & Hospice]