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Hospice Care

Comfort and compassion when it's needed most

Astria Regional Medical Center Hospice staff and volunteers are dedicated to providing loving care and support to families and patients with life limiting illnesses. Our Hospice team offers comfort care, pain and symptom relief and emotional and spiritual support. Families of Hospice patients are provided with arrangements for respite care and bereavement services. Our Hospice staff has been caring for families for more than 25 years. Hospice is a service that is completely covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance providers.

Our multidisciplinary team provides medical care, education and emotional support through services such as:

  • Professional nursing care
  • Medication and medical equipment for home care
  • Nutritional counseling and education
  • Medical social work services
  • Spiritual care
  • Bereavement support

The goal of hospice care is to enhance patients’ quality of life through compassionate, respectful care and to:

  • Alleviate and manage symptoms, and maintain comfort.
  • Assist patients and families with coordinated efforts of medical care, and emotional and spiritual support.