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.
  • Care in the environment the patient considers their home.
  • Care provided within a 30-mile radius of HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital, providing us with the ability to respond promptly to your needs. 
  • Pharmacists who work directly with hospice nursing and are on call 24 hours a day.
  • Direct-admit inpatient hospice available at HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital. No emergency department visit is required.
  • An elite team of nurses who maintain the continuity of care for our patients. 
  • Providing compassionate care for more than 20 years. 
  • Bereavement follow-up care offered following a patient's death.
Your care team includes the following professionals:
  • Attending physicians who oversees patient care and manages symptoms.
  • Registered nurses who assess the patient's ongoing health needs. 
  • Licensed practical nurses that provide care under the direction of a registered nurse. 
  • Social workers who provide emotional support, while respecting personal beliefs.
  • Trained volunteers who provide companionship, caregiver respite and transportation assistance.

Who is eligible for Hospice?

Hospice care is for those who: 
  • Have a life-limiting illness
  • Are expected to live size months or less
  • Are seeking comfort care and not curative treatment
The HSHS St. Nicholas Hospice team makes visits within a 30-mile radius of HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital.
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