A diagnosis of ALS brings with it innumerable challenges. But you don’t have to face them all alone. Angela Hospice’s professional staff is specially skilled in caring for those with ALS. Our staff and volunteers receive focused training in this area, and continue to work closely with local ALS agencies to provide support, education, and resources to both ALS patients and their families.
Our hospice team will work to individualize a plan of care to fulfill your end-of-life wishes and needs, such as:
- Tools to enhance communication
- Feeding tube placement or assistance with eating
- Relief of breathing and respiratory issues
- Special equipment and more
In addition, our inpatient Care Center features special rooms designed to care for those with ALS. These rooms are equipped with motorized lifts to comfortably transport patients between their bed, bathroom, and chair.
This list of tools and tricks was provided by Angela Hospice patient Matt McKeown. Matt worked as an engineer before he was diagnosed with ALS. As an engineer, tools have always been second nature to him. It all started when Matt’s fingertips became pinched. He found...
Contact our referral center for more information, toll free 734.838.5020, or complete our contact form.