Compassionate Care, One Patient and One Family at a Time
Blue Monarch Hospice
in San Diego
Compassionate care through a patient-centered approach.
Hospice provides medical care to help someone with a terminal illness live as comfortably as possible in their final chapter of life. Supportive services are provided to both the patient and their family. The San Diego hospice care services provided address a range of offerings including symptom management, maintaining quality of life, assisting with decision making, while addressing the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual distress of the patient and family.
Blue Monarch Hospice is focused on helping your loved one decide how they want to live life with the time they have left. By addressing any uncomfortable symptoms they might be experiencing through a wide variety of techniques, our team can help to ease their physical and emotional state and ensure they are relaxed and comfortable.
Give your loved one the peace and quality care they deserve.
We’re With You and Your Family Every Step of the Way
Our services are focused on making your loved one as comfortable and peaceful as possible.
Routine Home Care
As the most common form of hospice care, Routine Home Care includes routine visits at home from our healthcare team…
General Inpatient Hospice Care
This type of care is provided at an inpatient facility and may be necessary if a patient’s symptoms can no…
This unique type of service provides temporary care to your loved one while the primary caregiver is away. Respite Care includes the following…
Continuous Home Care
Provided 24 hours a day, Continuous Home Care includes nursing care, medical services, and psychosocial care. It may be necessary…
We promise to provide optimal, compassionate care through a patient-centered approach, one patient, one family at a time.
Meaning of Blue Monarch Logo
The blue butterfly symbolizes a calming
acceptance of transformation and change.
How Does Blue Monarch Hospice Work?
Our team at Blue Monarch comes to your loved one, enabling care to happen in their home, assisted living center, nursing home, or hospital.
How Long is Blue Monarch Hospice care?
The exact length of hospice care varies from patient to patient. Many San Diego hospice care patients begin receiving care when it is believed they are in the final 6 months of life. Hospice can be ended and restarted at any time.
Knowing when it’s the right time for hospice care can be difficult. It should always be discussed with your loved one and their physician. Below are a few helpful guidelines to determine when it is time for San Diego hospice:
- It is believed the patient has 6 months or less to live.
- The patient is rapidly declining, despite medical treatment.
- The patient prefers to forego treatment and live more comfortably.
It’s important to remember hospice care can end and restart at any time.
Questions about our Hospice San Diego Care?
Compassionate Care with Blue Monarch
Blue Monarch Hospice in San Diego county was founded by husband and wife nurses, Raphael Akobundu and Britt Akobundu, looking to improve both end-of-life care and the treatment of healthcare workers. During his career, Raphael noticed a gap in customer service and patient care in regards to patients’ transition to hospice. As a result, he and Britt started Blue Monarch.
Our experienced staff specializes in providing state-of-the-art comprehensive care to your loved ones, enabling them to transition peacefully.
Hospice Care in San Diego, CA
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between palliative care and hospice?
Who qualifies for hospice?
Patients are eligible for hospice care when their physician determines that their life expectancy is 6 months or less.
How does hospice get paid?
Hospice services in San Diego are typically covered by the Medicare Hospice Benefit (MHB). Medicare pays hospice agencies a daily rate for each day a patient is enrolled.
What does hospice do?
Hospice care in San Diego helps to make a patient as comfortable and relaxed as possible in their final period of life.
What services does hospice provide?
San Diego County Hospice provides at-home care and care within a facility, such as a hospital, assisted living center, or nursing home. The services provided are focused on making the patient as comfortable as possible. They include symptom management and address the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of the patient and family.