In Home Hospice Care
Hospice Chicago Serving Cook, Will & DuPage Counties in Illinois
OASIS MISSION STATEMENT
Oasis Hospice & Palliative Care, Inc. believes in affirming life. We exist to be a sanctuary and a refuge for our patients and their families thereby improving the quality of life for our patients who are dealing with life-limiting illnesses.
What is Hospice?
The video below will give you a better idea on what hospice actually is, why would you need it, when do you need it, and how to reach us.
If you're searching for a team with compassion, love, care, empathy, trust, and a sense of humor who puts their clients and their families first, Oasis Hospice is the place... read more
September 29, 2021
If there were 10 starts Oasis Hospice and palliative care would get them! Oasis has the most understanding, reliable, kind and compassionate staff I have ever met. The care provided... read more
December 5, 2020
I've admired Oasis for a long time, from their inception, but I've only lately got the opportunity to work with them. Others were well aware of the tremendous talent and... read more
July 13, 2021
My Dad's cancer office referred us to Oasis Hospice. We knew they were the appropriate fit for our family the moment we met Tina for an initial referral. Martha and... read more
July 15, 2021
My experience with Oasis Hospice & Palliative Care was invaluable. The professionalism and bed side manner was a perfect balance. They took a difficult period in our families life and... read more
September 16, 2021
Oasis is a palliative care center that is well-structured, well-organized, and compassionate. The owner and his employees are extremely professional, knowledgeable, and considerate of your time and beliefs. My loved... read more
September 30, 2021
Frequently Asked Questions
Hospice provides an interdisciplinary team of health care professionals:
• Physician: The primary care physician remains an important part of the patient’s care. With their input, the hospice medical director and the hospice team will coordinate care.
• Nursing: The registered nurse case manager is responsible for assessing and managing a patient’s care.
Social Work: The hospice social worker has in-depth knowledge and expertise in ethnic, cultural and economic diversity; including liaising with family and support networks.
• Spiritual Support: The hospice chaplain is available to provide counsel and spiritual support for our patients and their families. They are able to request the assistance of all faith clergies to meet the unique needs of a patient and their family.
• Music Therapy: Using music to professionally address physical, emotional, cognitive and social needs, music therapy can be used to attend to goals for the hospice patient in a non-threatening manner. Such hospice specific goals can be to alleviate pain, decrease anxiety, enhance memory and encourage self-expression.
• Hospice Aide: Hospice aides provide personal care under the direction of a registered nurse. Care includes assistance with activities of daily living such as bathing, hair and mouth care.
• Additional Team members are Dietitians, Pharmacists, Volunteers, Physical, Speech and Occupational therapists.
Terminally ill residents in many states can receive hospice care, also known as end-of-life care, without leaving their senior living community. Many assisted living communities