Hospice Care Resources 

 

Expert guidance and information to help you navigate the uncertainty of life’s final months whether you are the patient, family, caregiver or other support person.

 

If you have questions or would like to make a referral, call us at  (509) 783-7416.

Hospice Care Resources

Hospice Care Video Library

Vidoes produced by Composing Life

These videos are designed for caregivers and families and will help guide you as you care for your loved one. Video topics include pain and comfort, medications and side effects, signs of change, final moments, and more.

About Hospice Care

“The word ‘hospice’ dates back to medieval times, when a hospice was a place where weary travelers could find shelter and temporary respite from their journeys. The modern concept of hospice is a comprehensive model of care with services specially tailored to meet the needs of people and families who are facing life-limiting illness. While the meaning of hospice has evolved through the years, these basic values have not changed…”

A Message to Caregivers

“It is important to realize that although disease and its symptoms happen to the patient, illness affects the entire family. Caring for a terminally ill loved one can be rewarding, but it is physically and…”

A Team Approach to Care

“Hospice uses a highly qualified, specially trained team of professionals and volunteers working together to meet the physiological, emotional, social and spiritual needs of persons facing the end of life and bereavement. The team consists of your…”

Hospice Care While Living in a Nursing Home

An article from the American Hospice Foundation 

Learn more about what to expect when receiving hospice care while in a nursing home.