Our multidisciplinary team comprises a doctor, a nurse, a medical social worker, a social work assistant and trained volunteers who offer support and care at no charge, based on their areas of expertise and the particular needs of patients and their families. Also available are the services of a Triage Nurse, a Spiritual Care Counsellor, Physical Therapist, an Advance Practice Nurse and a hospice aide.
Sunrise Hospice Care provides an after-office-hours patient care helpline to patients and caregivers.
If you need to consult for admission of a new patient or discuss about a patient already of Sunrise Hospice Care, please don't hesitate to call us at (408) 766-7720 (we are available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week)..
Anyone can refer a patient to hospice. Admission will include communication with the physician to determine medical eligibility.
Qualifying patents are those:With a life expectancy of 6 months or less if the illness runs its normal course.
Who desire palliative treatment?
Who desire a hospice team to administer care at place of residence?
During admission, our nurse will visit you and/or your family to discuss hospice services, assess your immediate needs and collaborate to formulate a plan of care that you approve.