St Jude Hospice is proud to have been working in partnership with Lang Nelson communities since the fall of 2009. Together our organizations collaborate to bring hope and healing to residents within their homes and community.
Saint Jude Hospice is committed to serving as a resource to the employees, industry professionals, residents, and their families within the Lang Nelson Community through providing education and additional services relating to end of life care.
Saint Jude Hospice offers in-services pertaining to:
Hospice Care 101:
Provides an overview of the basics of hospice and examines common misconceptions about hospice care.
Living Well With COPD:
Addresses quality of life, from diagnosis to end of life, for patients with COPD.
Hospice for the Pulmonary Patient:
Offers a wealth of resources for healthcare professionals, families, caregivers and the community.
Care for the Dying:
Provides a general overview of the uniqueness of the dying process.
Normalizes grief for those who have experienced the death of a loved one.
The Long Process of Grief:
Looks at the long journey of grief for family members whose loved one has dementia.
Helping Others Through Grief:
Discusses normal grief and offers suggestions that will help others support the grieving.
Working with Involved Families:
Identifies ever-changing family dynamics and how to offer families the best support.
Music Therapy provided by a nationally certified therapist addresses physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the patient and family through live music.
Defines dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and examines the disease process.
Symptoms of Death and Dying:
Provides an overview of the phases of the dying process.
If you or a loved one feel you might benefit from one of these in-service topics, please speak with a representative of a Lang Nelson community. You may also contact Saint Jude Hospice for specific dates and times of scheduled in-services.
Saint Jude Hospice, which was founded in 2008, brings hospice care to over 150 patients in the Twin Cities metro area, as well as Cambridge, Rochester, St. Cloud and Western Wisconsin. Services available through Saint Jude Hospice include skilled nursing, music therapy, massage therapy, social work, spiritual care and bereavement care. For more information about Saint Jude Hospice, please go to http://www.saintjudehospice.org, call (800) HOSPICE, or contact any one of the Lang Nelson Assisted Living Communities.