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Who Are the Members of the Heartland Hospice Care Team?

At Heartland, hospice care takes a team approach, one that incorporates the patient, their loved ones and other health care professionals. The Heartland team may include:

  • Patients and families
  • Heartland Medical Director
  • The patient's physician
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Registered nurses
  • Hospice aides
  • Social worker
  • Spiritual care coordinator
  • Bereavement counselor
  • Dietitian
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical, occupational and speech/language therapists
  • Volunteers

In the video below, Mia Albert, Account Liaison for Heartland Hospice Serving North Central Indiana, explains the roles of some of the team members that a patient may encounter while receiving hospice care.