Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House at St. Bernards Jonesboro, Arkansas

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Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House at St. Bernards
1148 e Matthews
Jonesboro, Arkansas
Phone: 870-336-4200
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Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House

We are pleased to announce that on Monday, November 16, 2009 at 9:00 am the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House began serving hospice patients in our community. We want to invite you to take part in our virtual open house via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Learn more about the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House at St. Bernards here.

Additional Information

For additional information, call Hospice at 935-6310 or 972-4100.

Hospice


Purpose

  • The Hospice Program consists of professionals and volunteers administering special services to terminally ill patients and their families.
  • Services are available to persons in Craighead, Lawrence, Poinsett, Greene, Randolph, Mississippi and Jackson Counties.

Goal

  • To promote patient comfort by minimizing pain and other distressing symptoms and to provide support.

Team Approach

  • Utilizes a team approach in providing services in the home. The team is composed of:
    • Family
    • Medical director
    • Attending physician
    • Registered nurse
    • Volunteer coordinator
    • Social worker
    • Pastoral care
    • A registered nurse coordinates the medical services under the direction and supervision of the attending physician.

Services Provided

  • Nursing care
  • Volunteer support
  • Social work
  • Chaplain services
  • Personal care
  • Dietary counseling
  • Rehabilitative services
  • Bereavement assistance
  • Medications for pain and symptom control

Volunteer Staff

  • Assists the team in providing comfort care by providing a wide range of supportive services for patients and their families.
    • Visits/phone calls
    • Transportation
    • Staying with patient
    • Listening and caring
    • Limited homemaking chores and babysitting

Families

  • Hospice offers families the opportunity to be actively involved in caring for their loved ones.
  • The patient and family are in control of their care and environment while living their last days to the fullest in the comfort and security of home.

Funding

  • Hospice services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, Champus, most private insurance and private pay.
  • Donations and memorial contributions help fund hospice services.

Additional Information

  • For additional information, call Hospice at 935-6310 or 972-4100.