Galesburg, Illinois – December 21, 2015 – Galesburg Illinois hospice staff help residents of a skilled nursing facility celebrate the holiday season with a special holiday visit. Harbor Light Hospice who provides hospice care in Galesburg, Illinois spread holiday cheer by dressing up in holiday attire and holding community event.
Residents of the McComb Skilled Nursing Facility were surprised with a special holiday treat when Harbor Light Hospice personnel adorned festive holiday attire to help bring the season of Christmas to the facility. Harbor Light Hospice organized this holiday event in order to help patients who are otherwise isolated celebrate the holidays in a meaningful way. The event was impactful for both hospice staff personnel and patients who had the opportunity to bond as friends during this special time of year.
Holidays at Skilled Nursing Facilities
Residents of skilled nursing facilities typically are managing several difficulties that require special care and attention. Patients who require the constant assistance of a skilled nursing facility may be faced with mobility issues or other health problems that prevent them from celebrating the holidays in a normal fashion. That is why special holiday events like these was so meaningful to the residents of the McComb Skilled Nursing Facility.
The Hospice Mission
Harbor Light Hospice exemplifies the hospice care model by addressing the emotional and social needs of patients. Enhancing quality of life can mean more than just physical symptom management. This belief in the need for holistic care is what inspired this special holiday event. By creating a festive community event for the residents of the facility, Harbor Light Hospice was attending to the emotional and social needs of the patients by bolstering their moral and mood.
Distributed by Harbor Light Hospice
Company Name: Harbor Light Hospice
Contact Person: Alex Caruso
Address:1865 N. Henderson St, Suite 10
Country: United States