Our Hospice program empowers patients and promotes dignity and quality of life during a person’s final months, weeks, and days.

Our highly skilled interdisciplinary team provides care and comfort to children and adults with terminal illnesses, allowing them to enjoy their last months, weeks, and days in the way they choose, surrounded by the people they love, and in a familiar and comfortable setting.

Our hospice physician, nurses, licensed nursing assistants, social workers, spiritual caregivers, bereavement counselors, and trained volunteers work together as a team to manage medical, emotional, and spiritual needs with a focus on empowerment, informed decision-making, and alleviating pain and suffering.

Emotional and spiritual support is provided not only for patients, but for family members as well.

Hospice Outreach Packet

We recognize the importance of a healthcare team that will align with your goals, enhance the quality of your life and support your family. This information packet is intended to help inform your choice of care at this phase of your life.

UVM Home Health & Hospice nurse takes the blood pressure of elderly female patient.

View the Hospice Outreach Packet PDF

The packet contains the following:

  • Letter from the Hospice and Palliative Care Team
  • Stories of Hospice Care
  • Hospice Services Pamphlet
  • Medicare Compare Results
  • Medicare Hospice Benefits
  • Dying is a Natural Part of Life
  • Advance Directive Information Sheet
  • A Guide to Putting Your Affairs In Order