In simplest terms, hospice is a type of care
focused on providing comfort for a patient
with a terminal condition that has less than
six months to live.
In practice, hospice seeks to provide comfort
using a multidisciplinary team to support the
patient and their family during this challenging
This approach includes a clinical team that
sees to the patient's physical comfort through
medication and various other palliative
A spiritual/mental support team helps the patient
and their family make the best of their remaining
time and prepare for the eventuality of death and
The end-of-life deserves as much beauty,
care, and respect as the beginning.
Patients enrolled in hospice care live on average
29 days longer than patients not in hospice.
Most patients report pain was brought to a
comfortable level within 48 hours of initial
Patients enrolled in hospice care report higher
quality of life than patience not in hospice.
Hospice is a service that comes to the patient.
Two thirds of the patients receive care at home.
Hospice is a FREE* service for the patient!
*Hospice is covered by Medicare, Medicaid
and most private insurance plans.
Medical Director oversight
Registered Nurse Case Manager
Hospice aide support with bathing, light housekeeping, and more
Physical, Speech, and Occupational therapists for comfort support
Complementary Therapists - Music, Massage, Art, and Pet Therapies
Licensed Social Worker for resources and coping skills
Patient-centered care & Care Coordination with additional entities involved
Medications related to the hospice diagnosis and anything related to symptom/comfort management (including antibiotics when needed)
Medical equipment (hospital bed, oxygen, wheelchair, walker, and more)
Our patients are the core of the hospice team. You or your loved one always has a say in the care provided. Our team is there to provide guidance, support, and education to ensure that we stay within hospice regulations and to offer the most beautiful end-of-life experience as we can.