Decatur, IL Hospice Updates Website with New Resources for Residents

In order to provide better information on hospice and palliative care, Harbor Light Hospice has updated its informational website with resources for residents of Decatur, IL.

Glen Ellyn, IL, May 25, 2016 --( In an effort to better inform patients and family members in Decatur, IL, Harbor Light Hospice has expanded its website at with new online information that more thoroughly outlines its Decatur hospice care services. Harbor Light Hospice is a well known Illinois hospice and palliative care provider but the organization also provides compassionate end-of-life care and other quality services to patients and families nationwide.

Many hospice organizations have descriptions of hospice care on their websites that are overly broad and less specific to their local community. This type of more general information is not as useful to patients and families as they research informative resources for hospice services in their local community. The decision to offer more information about Harbor Light Hospice's local hospice care services in Decatur, IL was made due to a lack of information that specifically addresses hospice care in the Decatur, IL area. By developing the informational resources on Harbor Light Hospice's hospice and palliative care services in Decatur, IL, family members and patients can now assess what specific end-of-life care services they can reasonably access and make more informed decisions.

Harbor Light Hospice in Decatur, IL fully believes in providing holistic care by attending to the various physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social needs of the patient in the setting that is most appropriate for them. Harbor Light Hospice's Decatur, IL hospice care services include:

- Access to medical equipment and medications
- Pain control and symptom management
- Caregiver support and training
- Counseling and support groups for the patient and family
- Medical director supervision
- Dietitian support
- On-site nursing provided by Registered Nurse (RN)
- Assistance with "activities of daily living" (ADLs)
- Physical, occupational and speech therapy
- Medical director supervision
- Short-term respite care
- Spiritual consultation

Harbor Light Hospice continues to supports members of the Decatur, IL community by helping members of the patient's family with the grieving process for up to 13 months following the loss of their loved one.

Patients and families who are investigating the benefits of hospice care and palliative care can communicate with any Harbor Light Hospice location via its website, Residents who are interested in hospice in Galesburg, IL can locate the organization's local office at 332 W Marion Street Suite N1, Forsyth, IL 62535 or by calling 217-615-2960.

About Harbor Light Hospice

Harbor Light Hospice seeks to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and families who are facing limiting illness. We focus on life and the quality of living, while accepting the reality of death as a part of life. We provide comfort, company and active treatment of distressing symptoms, with the patient and their family as the focus of care. Services are provided by a team of professionals and volunteers who are physician directed and nurse coordinated. Comfort and coping resources are provided to the family for up to 13 months following the death of their loved one.

Contact Name : Richard Hartig

Address : 800 Roosevelt Ro. Building C Suite 206
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
United States - 60137
Phone Number : (703) 810-7553
Email :
Harbor Light Hospice
Richard Hartig
(703) 810-7553
800 Roosevelt Ro. Building C Suite 206