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Honoring those with life limiting illnesses

Apreva Cares

Hospice is comfort care intended to give those with terminal diagnosis’ the best possible quality of life. The goal is to promote a life free of pain and discomfort for the patient, as well as support their loved ones. By utilizing an integrated disciplinary team approach, hospice provides a whole team, for the whole person, for the whole family. Hospice care may be provided at patient’s home, a family member’s home, in a skilled facility, an assisted living, board and care, or the local hospital.


Hospice physicians are specially trained and knowledgeable in the most effective and appropriate treatment of end of life symptoms. The Apreva Hospice physician will coordinate with the patient’s primary care physician to assist in providing the best route of care.  This allows the patients continued continuity of care.


Having a trustworthy nurse provide care is crucial. The Apreva Hospice nurses provide knowledgeable, competent, and compassionate care. They specialize in symptom management, caregiver education, and palliative treatment options. Nurses are available to visit 24 hours a day and diligently work with physicians to oversee care.

Home Health Aides

Home Health Aides

An Apreva Hospice Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA) offers personal care to the patient. An example of CHHA task’s might include: personal grooming, hygiene, assistance dressing, toileting, incontinent care, repositioning bed bound patients, assistance with walking, linen changes, a shower, tub bath or bed bath.

Additional Support

In addition to nurses, physicians, and certified home health aides, Apreva Hospice provides access to Social Workers, emotional and spiritual support,  and volunteers. There is also a myriad of other palliative therapies available such as music therapy, aroma therapy, gentle massage, light housekeeping and grief support, just to name a few.

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Joint Commission-accredited hospices are the ‘partner of choice’ throughout the care continuum because of their deep abiding commitment to quality end-of-life care. APREVA Hospice is one of the few hospices in San Diego County with this distinct and honorable title.  An accreditation from Joint Commission shows dedication to the optimum patient experience, commitment to strong interdisciplinary care management, and a robust patient safety initiative.

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