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Mission Statement

At Celtic Healthcare, it is our promise to promote patient independence by providing a comprehensive multi-disciplinary home healthcare approach, and emphasizing personalized seamless treatment.

We will continually improve our clinical best practices and patient outcomes, while remembering that our patients always come first.

We will use state-of-the-art information technology to coordinate care with our clients and physicians, permitting more cost-effective and efficient services by reducing hospital stay and decreasing recovery time.

We will not deviate from our core values of accountability, mutual respect, teamwork, integrity, and service excellence.

We will always strive to give our patients the absolute best care.

Description

Celtic Hospice & Palliative Care Services, serving Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler and Westmoreland counties, is dedicated to providing relief and comfort to individuals through symptom management and pain control. Celtic Hospice offers an interdisciplinary team approach to care for those individuals with progressive, chronic or debilitating illnesses, and those facing end of life situations. The program is designed for patients who require comfort measures to enhance their quality of life and is directed at treating the person rather than the disease. Celtic Hospice's specialized clinical services provide:

  • 24-hour on-call nurses who makes home visits or send the appropriate team member if needed between scheduled visits

  • Non-invasive treatment of symptoms and pain control

  • Enhancement of functional status and teaching to caregivers

  • Emotional support for relief of worry, anxiety and depression

Key goals of Celtic's Hospice & Palliative Care Services program include:

  • Accurately assessing the patient's physical, emotional and psychological status to develop a care plan

  • Advocating for the client/family

  • Providing emotional support with decisions and ongoing care options

  • Assessing the client/family's acceptance/understanding of the potential of hospice and palliative care

  • Educating the client and family on the disease process and the differences between the types of care

  • Developing trust -- providing a service in a manner that is as seamless as possible and provides for future support

  • Enabling the patient to maximize their dignity and quality of life.

  • A Ministry of Presence

The Result:

A client and family who can fully LIVE and embrace their time together.

Celtic Hospice is part of Celtic Healthcare a leading, regional full-contiuum home healthcare services provider offering a comprehensive array of home health-related service, including: gereatri care management, living assistance services, homecare, PT, OT, speech/language pathology, palliative and hospice care.

Website

http://www.celtichealthcare.com

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