Health and Safety Resource Committee: The following is information a member of the H&SRC recently obtained from attending a meeting at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice located in Bolivia. This is being provided to you by the H&SRC for informational purposes only.
Lower Cape Fear Hospice Offers
Hospice Care: provides care for people with a life expectancy of six months or less. It serves patients where they live:
* Private homes
* Assisted living and skilled nursing facilities
* Care centers in Wilmington, Whiteville and Bolivia
Palliative Care: provides care and support for those facing chronic conditions (heart and renal disease, diabetes, COPD, cancer and dementia) from time of diagnosis while curative treatment is ongoing. Goals of Palliative Care:
* Ease pain and symptoms
* Fewer and /or shorter hospitalizations
* Support and improve coordination of care, and goals of care
Grief Support: Support people who are facing or have experienced the loss of a loved one.
* Individual and group counseling
* Group Workshops
* Youth Camps, family days
Volunteer Opportunities which include: Companionship, Errands, Meals of Love, Salon Services, Respite, Transportation, etc.
Contact information: https://www.lcfh.org/ 910-796-7900