Road to Recovery Program (transportation) through the
Sid Weber Organization. Call 706-746-3350
Cancer information number at 1-800-ACS-2345, or the ACS website
Northeast Georgia Oncology Services
Hospice is an
organization that may be charitable or for-profit, but
most insurance plans cover the expenses of the program.
What is a hospice
facility or home–based program? These programs must be
prescribed by your doctor. The program includes special
volunteers/nurses/counselors that are trained to deal
with end-of-life situations. Whether it is special pain
management, skilled nursing care
or counseling for the
patient and family, these dedicated professionals will
make the transition from a hospital setting to a home or
hospice facility. It does not mean
treatment or other forms of therapy can’t be
used. Usually it is a situation where most of the
attempts to treat the cancer have been exhausted, but
are still needs that need
to be met outside the hospital setting.
- Palliative care is part of this concept and in some
cities there are actually specialists trained
specifically in this type of skill. Obviously, it is a
time to get one’s affairs in order and be prepared for
the inevitable. Having these caring professionals there
at that time is very helpful to the peace of mind of the
patient and the family. Hospice programs can differ.
become a volunteer?
nothing more satisfying than giving from the heart and
becoming a volunteer for our organization is a great way
you can accomplish that goal. As the Sid Weber Memorial
Cancer Fund continues to expand it's programs and
events, we need more
and more residents to come forward and call to be a volunteer.
Call us at 706-746-3350 for more information.
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