East Providence, Rhode Island Hospice Provider
About Amedisys Hospice Services in East Providence
Welcome to Beacon Hospice in East Providence, Rhode Island. We provide compassionate hospice care at home for people with a terminal illness. Our mission is to improve our patients’ comfort and quality of life, so they can live their lives to the fullest. We’re located at 1 Catamore Boulevard, off Route 6, a few minutes from Seekonk Square and the Providence River.
Patients can receive hospice care wherever they call home. This can include a private residence or a facility such as a nursing home, assisted living, hospital or hospice center. We provide hospice care in Woonsocket, Johnston, Providence, Smithfield, Pawtucket, Cranston, Greenville, Bristol, Cumberland, Warren, Manville, Lincoln, Pascoag, and other communities within about 50 miles of our care center. Call us at (401) 438-0008 to find out if we provide hospice care in your area.
Hospice Services in East Providence & Surrounding Areas
Since 2003, Beacon Hospice in East Providence has provided a full range of in-home hospice services. We get to know each patient and their family, so we can build a care plan tailored to you. Hospice costs are typically 100% covered by Medicare, Medicaid, the Veterans Administration and most private insurance plans for eligible patients.
Some of the hospice services we offer are:
Working closely with the patient’s doctor, our team of nurses helps manage pain and other symptoms, educates loved ones about the patient’s condition, and tends to wounds and other needs. We also have a nurse on-call 24/7 for urgent needs.
Our hospice medical director can work with the patient’s doctor to create a plan of care that meets your needs.
Home Health Aides
Our aides help with bathing, dressing and other personal needs. We bring a heartfelt smile, a caring presence and emotional support to each visit.
Social Work Services
Your hospice social worker offers emotional support and teaches patients and families ways to cope with sadness, grief and other feelings. We’ll also help with advance directives and end-of-life planning, so you have more time to spend with each other.
A hospice chaplain learns about the spiritual needs of the patient and caregiver and provides support that aligns with their beliefs and values.
We’ll connect you with a physical therapist, speech therapist or occupational therapist if the patient needs this type of care.
Hospice volunteers have special training to serve in a variety of roles. Some share special talents like playing an instrument or creating art. Others run errands, give caregivers a rest or visit with patients.
A bereavement counselor supports you as you work through grief and other feelings.
Why Beacon Hospice in East Providence?
We strive to be the best hospice agency in East Providence and surrounding areas. Here are a few reasons we’re a team you can trust with your loved one’s care:
Hospice is just a phone call away. We have professionals on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year long. Our hospice team is caring and experienced. We are honored to be part of your journey and will treat you and your loved one with the greatest dignity and respect.
End-Stage Dementia Program
Patients with end-stage dementia have access to a specialized dementia program. Our trained team helps patients stay safe and comfortable, so you can have more quality moments together. Some of the unique ways we help people with dementia include:
- Caring with intention and therapeutic touch
- Comfort blanket
- Activity lap pad
- Comforting music
- Comfort bear
- Chart-a-Life memory board
We Honor Veterans
Veterans receive special care and attention at Beacon Hospice in East Providence through veteran-focused programs. For example, we participate in the We Honor Veterans program at one of the highest levels of involvement. This means we:
- Understand the challenges facing our nation’s veterans
- Have the expertise to meet the needs of veterans and their families
- Provide special recognitions such as pinning ceremonies to show our appreciation for their service
- Work to build awareness of veterans’ needs in the community and improve access to care
Support for Loved Ones
We understand the demands of caregiving and are committed to meeting the needs of families and caregivers. We offer:
- Education about your loved one’s condition as well as the grieving process
- Respite care to give you a rest from caregiving
- Help with end-of-life care planning
- Bereavement support to help you manage grief and loss
- Referrals to resources in the community
When a loved one is faced with a terminal illness, deciding what to do next can be overwhelming. Call Beacon Hospice in East Providence at (401) 438-0008. Our team can answer any questions you have and help you find the right care based on your needs.
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