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Our hospice program is a state-licensed, Medicare certified, and Joint Commission accredited program at HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital.

Why choose HSHS St. Nicholas Hospice?
  • HSHS St. Nicholas hospice has been providing quality hospice care for more than 20 years.
  • We take a holistic approach — caring for the mind, body and spirit of our patients and their families.
  • We create specific, individualized care plans for each patient based on the patient and family’s goals and wishes. This includes careful consideration of safety, prescription and durable medical equipment needs.
  • HSHS St. Nicholas Hospice provides care in the environment the patient considers to be home.
  • We provide hospice services within 30 miles of the hospital, which allows us to respond promptly.
  • Our hospice pharmacist works with the same nurse team and is on call 24-hours per day.
  • Our highly respected medical director works closely with our hospice team and encourages patients to continue care with their primary physician first.
  • Direct-admit inpatient hospice is available at HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital. No emergency department visit is required.
  • Following a patient’s death, we provide bereavement follow-up care for as long as it’s needed.
  • We are home to an elite team of nurses who maintain the continuity of care.

Hospice care is designed to provide comfort care to those in the final stage of life who are no longer seeking or receiving curative treatment. Our hospice care team works directly with the patient's attending physician to develop a care plan so that the patient's remaining days may be lived with dignity and grace.

We take holistic approach - caring for the mind, body and spirit
At HSHS St. Nicholas Hospice, we create specific and individualized care plans for each patient based on the patient's goals and wishes, along with those of their loved ones. We also have the resources to provide tools for emotional and spiritual support.

Fast response time.
Our commitment to the Sheboygan community enables prompt response to your needs.

Expert pain and symptom management.
HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital pharmacists are part of the local hospice care team, working with hospice nursing staff to ensure you receive pain management when needed. Our pharmacists are on call 24 hours a day, alleviating wait time for prescription medication.

State-licensed, Medicare-certified and Joint Commission-accredited program
You can be assured that you are receiving the highest quality of care.

Hospice care is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private health insurance plans. If you do not have health insurance and do not qualify for Medicare, financial assistance may be available. As a non-profit health organization, HSHS - Eastern Wisconsin Division hospitals offer financial counseling and assistance.

For more information about Hospice care, call (920) 457-5770.

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