Hospice Services

Hospice is a gift of caring for those you love.

Hospice is a level of care for people on life’s final journey, which emphasizes comfort, dignity, and pain control. Hospice also provides emotional and spiritual care for the patient and loved ones. Specialized care when it’s needed most. Hospice benefits everyone. Our goal is patient comfort and pain management delivered at home by hospice professionals. This process eases the financial and emotional burdens on the family, while ensuring the patient’s dignity and wishes are respected. The Journey Hospice Team. Our Medical Director leads our team which includes the patient’s primary care physician, Certified Nursing Assistants, Chaplains, Registered Nurses, Social Workers and Volunteers. Journey Hospice Pays For:
  • Medications related to the hospice diagnosis
  • Medical supplies required to manage the patient’s needs in the home
  • Medical equipment necessary to manage the patient’s needs in the home
  • Professional hospice team members
  • On-call professional nursing available 24/7
Who Pays for Hospice? Hospice is paid for by Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance plans. Four Levels of Care dependent on the patients needs:
Journey Hospice provides Home Care, Respite Care, or general inpatient hospital care. Diagnoses That Leads to Journey Hospice: All end stage illnesses including, but not limited to, cancer, stroke, Alzheimer’s, lung disease, Congestive heart failure, AIDS, Kidney failure and Parkinson’s. Here for you every step of this Journey:
  1. Call us to learn more about how we can help care for your loved one. Hospice starts when you and your doctor agree to a referral for care when curative treatment is no longer an option.
  2. Our team will meet with you to discuss a personalized approach. We will assess your individual needs to include medical equipment, supplies and medications.
  3. Your loved one could receive care as soon as today.
We would like to thank everyone who helped take care of my dad physically and spiritually. Everyone was so helpful. We are so grateful for Journey Hospice, so that he was able to be at home at the time of his passing. Again, thank you so much.
The Family of Eugene P.
I would like to thank each and everyone of your staff who had anything to do with taking care of Sidney during his time of illness. You were all so kind and passionate to him and me.
Carole D.
We all want to extend a special thank you for the staff at Journey Hospice, especially Ms. Beverly and Allison. During this difficult time, it was extremely comforting to know that our dad had the best care available. from the bottom of our hearts, we truly appreciate the care and love that was shown to him.
The Children of Holden P.
We have been blessed beyond measure by your whole team, as well as Mamie and the wonderful people who answer the phone… you are caring for my dad as I would, and it is a great relief to…know that others can and will step in when we cannot. Thank you!
Lynn - Georgia
Just wanted to thank you and all your staff for the superb care of our mom. She received personalized care from the aides, the nurses and incredible spiritual care as well. Thank you so much from the bottom of our hearts.
Donna and Randy K.
We can’t begin to thank you all for the comfort, love and concern that ya’ll gave our dad in his final days on this earth. May God continue to bless each and everyone of you all.
Patient's Family - Houma
Thank you so much for helping with Eugene. I know I have only known you for a few months, but it seems a lifetime. Your help and understanding was deeply appreciated. Letting me call you in times of need was wonderful. I miss you all for your friendship and our talks.
Kathleen T.
I believe hospice made her death easier for me to acknowledge. It was wonderful talking to Jane and asking her to make peace with her family. She agreed and asked her son to come visit her. Thank you.
Maudy B.

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Locations

Birmingham
Counties: Jefferson, Walker, Tuscaloosa, Bibb, Hale, Green, Pickens, Sumter

Southeastern Louisiana
Parishes: Ascension, Orleans, Assumption, Plaquemines, Iberville, St. James, Jefferson, St. John the Baptist, Lafourche, St. Mary, Livingston, Terrebonne, Lower St. Martin

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