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By Your Side

Great Lakes Caring understands that hospice care is not a 9-to-5 job. That is why we offer By Your Side to our hospice patients and their families.  When a patient decline is identified, our clinical team increases care to ensure the patient’s changing needs are meet when they and their families need us most.

By Your Side care may provide:

  • Pain and symptom management
  • A calming presence
  • Talking and listening
  • Reading of an inspirational text or scripture at the patient’s request
  • Playing music
  • Advocacy
  • End-of-life education
  • Support for the family so they can begin the grieving process

Experts in Pain Assessment and Treatment

Great Lakes Caring Hospice is an expert in pain assessment and treatment, as identified by Medicare quality reporting. The comfort and safety of your loved one and patients is our primary concern. We provide immediate care intervention to address pain in the home and avoid unnecessary and unwanted emergency room visits or hospitalizations.