NURSE EDUCATOR: Nurse consultation and education about symptom management and caregiving.
COORDINATION: Coordination with your physician and other professionals to ensure smooth communication and effective care.
SUPPORT: Emotional, spiritual, and grief support, as desired, for both you and those close to you. Grief support can be ongoing for your loved ones.
ASSISTANCE: Assistance navigating financial, legal, and planning issues from a qualified social worker.
CARE ASSISTANT: Caregiver assistance provided by professional personal care assistants (PCAs) supported by the Alaska Senior In-Home Services program for qualifying families.
COMPASSIONATE COMPANION: Compassionate companions are trained volunteers who do a variety of activities dependent on client interest. Some volunteers provide specialized services such as massage or pet therapy.
Nursing consultations for initial and periodic assessment and education regarding symptom management and end-of-life care
Patient and family education about disease progression
Assistance with insurance, financial and legal matters, and advance directives (living will, durable power of attorney, and Comfort One)
Trained volunteer assistance and support