APEX Hospice and Palliative Care is accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc. (CHAP) under the CHAP Hospice Standards of Excellence. CHAP accreditation recognizes that APEX Hospice and Palliative Care meets the industry’s highest nationally recognized standards. Only 15 percent of all hospice agencies in the United States attain CHAP accreditation.
APEX Hospice and Palliative Care is a multi-cultural employer, providing translation services for a variety of languages.
- Registered Nurses who provide skilled, compassionate and individualized care to the patient and their families.
- Certified Nursing Assistants who provide personal care and are specially trained for the specific needs of a terminally ill patient. Our Certified Nursing Assistants possess a compassionate and empathetic approach to each of their patients.
- Social Workers who provide emotional support, education and knowledge where needed to meet the goals of the patient and family.
- Chaplains who provide spiritual care are available for support through the journey of end of life care whenever it is needed by the patient and or families.
- Hospice Service Coordinators who build relationships with patients, families, physicians and facilities.
- Volunteers who are specially trained for providing basic assistance to the patient and our team.
- Certified Pet Therapists who provide comfort and companionship to the patient
- Music Therapists who are specifically trained to reach our patients through music.
- Physical Therapists/Occupational Therapists will assist your loved one to accomplish his activities of daily living through an individualized plan.
- Dietician who will assist the patient in achieving the best nutritional intake possible given the current state of his or her health. In conjunction with the physician, the dietitian may make suggestions about food types that are more appetizing to the patient or ways of preparing or serving the food that make it possible for the patient to eat.
- Executive Medical Director who is responsible for identifying the patient’s need for hospice and making the appropriate recommendations for hospice services. He provides an oversight of patient care and support to the hospice team. The hospice medical director attends and leads our Interdisciplinary Team (IDTs) conferences to discuss the individualized plan of care by assisting in establishing goals, and participating in decisions regarding patient care and provides education to the IDT team.