This week as we celebrate #NursesWeek, Hospice of Southern Illinois, INC. wishes to commend all nurses in all fields for their dedication for providing the best healthcare to our entire community! Hospice of Southern Illinois is proud and fortunate that our nursing staff chose end-of-life care as their nursing specialty. Their commitment to our patients and their families is unwavering. To our staff, we thank you for your commitment to end-of-life. During National Nurses Week, you deserve special recognition for your efforts in delivering compassionate care while encompassing the principles of ethical practice in your profession.
Hospice of Southern Illinois’ nurses and hospice aides help ensure comfort and dignity at the end-of-life. They discuss the goals of care, addressing physical needs and what to expect in the final months, weeks and days. We love our hospice nurses and hospice aides, yet celebrate all nurses and aids because they play a vital role in our community.
Hospice of Southern Illinois’ team of nurses and hospice aides provide compassionate care and during the end-of-life journey.
- Enhance the meaning and quality of a patient’s life
- Provide pain and symptom management
- Ensure patient’s wishes are followed
- Provide support and compassionate assistance
- Access to 24-hour on-call support
Specifically as we enter out 35th year, you have contributed to the milestone of serving over 35,000 patients since 1981. We are so proud of all of you who have helped us exceed family expectations caring for their loved ones and helped us grow into the compassionate not-for-profit organization we are today. Thank you for all you do and your dedication to our mission, to enhance the quality of life for individuals and their loved ones touched by a terminal illness. This week, take an extra minute to thank a nurse who has made a difference in your life!