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Hospice Care Services

Hospice of North Alabama uses a team approach to assure continuity of care throughout the entire hospice process.

The concept of hospice is new to many people, and there are many misconceptions about it.

At the Hospice of North Alabama, we deliver the highest quality of care, whether at your home or in an in-patient facility. Though our team is composed of medical and social work professionals, we train and educate them always about dealing with end-of-life experiences.

Our services include:

  • On-Call Hospice Support – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Pain Management – Treatments to help with pain and discomfort
  • Symptom Management – Treatments to aid with anxiety, breathing, nausea and other symptoms
  • Medication Coordination – Allows proper medication to be available when needed
  • Registered Hospice Nurses Visits – Scheduled to meet your individualized hospice nursing care plan
  • Nurse Aide Visits – Scheduled to aid with personal care: bathing, feeding, dressing and other duties
  • Hospice Team Visits – Hospice counseling, program implementation, insurance coverage, support and follow-up visits
  • Volunteer Visits – Scheduled for
    companionship, errands, and light duties
  • Bereavement Services – 13-month
    bereavement services post-death to all family members and loved ones

Hospice Services

Hospice of North Alabama cares for the terminally ill and helps patients live their final days to the fullest, as free as possible from disabling pain and mental anguish.

Physician Services

Our physicians actively participate in admission and eligibility decisions, as well as in-home visits for hospice patients.

Nursing Care, Pain & Symptom Management, and Medication Coordination

In-home visits are performed by experienced and caring nurses. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in availability and support.

Levels of Hospice Care

Hospice of North Alabama offers different types of care for your loved one, including short-term Respite Care, General Inpatient Care provided in a Medicare-approved SNF, and Continuous and Routine Care provided in the home. 

Bereavement Program

A program supervised by a qualified bereavement coordinator which offers support and services.

Social and Spiritual Services

Counseling for our patients and families. We help you through the emotional, financial, and spiritual process.

Hospice Volunteer Services

Volunteers visit you in your home and provide errands and companionship.

Pharmacy, Medical Equipment & Medical Supplies

We deliver and set up everything needed, including hospital beds, oxygen tanks, and wheelchairs.

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