- Website URLhttp://transitionslifecare.org
- Phone Number(919) 828-0890
- Fax Number(919) 719-0395
Transitions LifeCare, founded Hospice of Wake County in 1979, is the largest nonprofit provider of hospice and palliative care in the Triangle region. TL provides hospice care, hospital-based and community-based specialists in palliative care, home health, private duty, caregiver support and grief counseling. TL operates a 20 bed hospice facility in Wake County and has extensive educational program offerings for medical professionals and general audiences.
Transitions Kids provides pediatric hospice and pediatric palliative care in the home.
Transitions CareChoices (TCC) provides supportive palliative care for hospice eligible individuals concurrent with curative care. TCC is a pilot program funded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.
How We Improve Care Transitions
Specialist palliative care consultations in the hospitals.
Follow up palliative care consultations in nursing homes, assisted living communities, or home visits post discharge.
Admissions to home health following hospital stay. Many home health patients receive longitudinal specialist palliative care visits concurrent with episodic home health needs.
Admissions to hospice care at home.
Admissions to the hospice facility.
Caregiver support for home based care.
Caregiver education in multiple settings.
Volunteer services in the home.
Post death bereavement counseling and support.
Skilled Nursing Facilities
Hospice/Palliative Care Agencies
Care managers at all of the hospitals in the Triangle region
Hundreds of primary care physicians and specialists
Assisted living communities
Accountable care organization care managers
Community Care of Wake and Johnston care managers
Community based providers like Meals on Wheels, Resources for Seniors, area agencies on aging, the Center for Volunteer Caregiving, homeless shelters, and others
How We Measure Our Efforts
Patient and family experience of care
Rapid responsiveness to referrals
Reductions in hospitalizations
Reductions in emergency department visits
Reduced length of stay in the hospital
Advanced directives in place
Pain and symptom management
24/7 availability and rapid response to patient and family needs
The right care at the right time – timely referrals to home health, palliative care or hospice care
Patient and family goals met
- TypeCommunity Services, Health Education, Home Health, Hospice, Non-Profit
- Address250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh NC 27607
- Primary Contact NameJohn L. Thoma
- Primary Contact Emailjthoma@transitionslifecare.org
- Primary Contact Phone(919) 828-0890 x6700