What Makes Sonata Hospice Different

Good news travels fast, and in a very short time, Sonata Hospice has earned reputation of doing more than what is expected and being one of the most innovative hospices in California. Our commitment to provide the best care possible for our patients is seen in every aspect of what we do. Here are a dozen reasons why Sonata Hospice excels.

1.  Sonata Hospice is JCAHO Joint Commission certified.

2.  Individualized Plans of Care for each patient.

3.  Sonata Hospice has 24-hour, seven-day-a-week, on-call services. We have an expert on duty 24 hours a day that can answer your questions, help to resolve your problems or get a nurse on their way to you quickly no matter where you are.

4.  Be assured that our physicians make house calls and make the face to face visits with our patients. Each physician is board-certified and holds a specialty in hospice and palliative medicine. They provide services not only in the home, but also in contracted nursing home facilities and hospitals.

5.  Sonata Hospice staff is comprised of a dedicated team of a medical director, nurses, chaplains, bereavement counselors, social workers, home health aides, volunteers, and an experienced office team. You can be assured anytime there is a need, we have the resources available to help you.

6.  Through our Sonata Hospice Volunteer Program, you can help make a difference. We invite you to visit our volunteer pages or contact us today for more information.  We consider our volunteers an important part of the hospice team and come from all walks of life, students to retired individuals who wish to make a difference.

7.  All of our Sonata Hospice volunteers have received extensive training that prepares them for caring for those who are terminally ill.   All our volunteers are carefully interviewed and must go through an extensive background check and then continue additional specialized training. You can rest assured that we carefully match our volunteers and hospice patients.

8.  Sonata Hospice carefully screens and only selects staff members who have a proven passion and desire to go the second mile for our patients. The desire to do more can be seen in the commitment of our staff and volunteers.

9.  Our Spiritual Care and Bereavement Team know that no two people grieve exactly the same way, but we know that there are some common feelings to the loss of a loved one and we are ready to help. We can assure you that you are not alone on your bereavement journey and we have the resources to help you through the grieving process. You can be also be assured of our commitment during this very difficult time to help and we will not let you go until you are ready. Give us a call when you need that extra support.

10.  Our chaplains, volunteers and bereavement staff can help you help you create a lasting memorial tribute to honor your loved one through our Life Story memorial tribute DVD program. These are complimentary for our hospice patients and their families.  We can help you paint a picture of a life that was well-lived and well-loved. 

11. We can connect families and friends at a very difficult time and keep them connected through our complementary web pages for a long time.  You can help us share their story. Sonata Hospice is proud to be first hospices in California to offer these complimentary professionally made cinematic DVD Life Tributes to the families to help them heal. Memories only last if they are shared.

12. Sonata Hospice is the first hospice in San Diego to offer our families and visitors the convenience of shopping a large assortment of heartfelt memorial flowers and gifts directly on our website. You have the satisfaction of knowing that everything is covered with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. We invite you to take a tour.