A certified Medicare/Medicaid program. Hospice offers compassionate palliative care services for those living with a life limiting or terminal illness (generally with a prognosis of 6 months or less). In consultation with the patient, his or her loved ones, primary caregiver, and the patient's own physician, Hospice of Western Massachusetts team prepares an individual plan of care based on patient and family needs and goals. Hospice care is patient centered and patient directed. Care is provided wherever the patient calls home.
Programs: Grief and Loss Program (counseling & support groups), Volunteer Program (volunteers assist patients and their families in a variety of ways) & Alzheimer's Support Group.
Accepts referrals 24 hours per day / 7 days per week
Last formal update: 9/2018