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.