Hospice Services provide Comfort care for persons with a terminal illness. A special kind of caring that includes quality of life management through symptom control and pain management.

Hospice Philosophy

Hospice is a philosophy of caring for persons with a terminal illness, emphasizing on sustaining the highest possible quality of life until death. This approach neither hastens nor postpones death, but provides genuine care by a team of professional dedicated to providing sophisticated symptom relief along with emotional, spiritual and social support for the patient and their families.

Hospice is a Special Kind of Caring that Provides:

  • Quality of life through symptom control and pain management
  • Prescription coverage
  • Medical supplies and equipment
  • Emotional, social, physical and spiritual support
  • Bereavement Support for loved ones
  • Respite care
  • 24 hour continuous and/or crisis care
  • Volunteer program

The Hospice Team

In Hospice, we believe in a holistic approach to health care. Therefore, we have an entire team of professionals to care for you and your family:
  • Physicians
  • Experienced Skilled Nurses
  • Trained Volunteers
  • Caring Home Health Aides
  • Social Workers
  • Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists
  • Dietitians
  • Hospice Chaplains
  • Bereavement Coordinators

Out-Patient Services

  • Terminal & Palliative Care
  • Pain Management & Symptom Control
  • Bereavement Care
  • Interdisciplinary Team
  • Respite Care Available
  • Pastoral Support & Counseling
  • Trained Volunteers
  • Care Provided Anywhere the Patient Lives

Bereavement Services

The Universal Health Services Hospice Department provides bereavement services to the patient’s family members and caregivers to help them cope with the losses they experience during the patient’s illness and eventual death. These losses could involve coping with the death of a loved one or changes in lifestyle and family relationships.