10 Reasons to Use Family Hospice of Belleville

Family Hospice is a Medicare Certified not for profit hospice program that began providing services in 1991.We proudly serve patients and families in Madison, Clinton, Washington, Randolph, St. Clair, and Monroe Counties. We work with the patient’s primary physician, family members and the patient in planning for the patient’s care. Our Hospice Medical Director is available to assist in accessing prescriptions and equipment to expedite obtaining supplies needed to care for the patient.

  1. WE CONSISTENTLY SCORE IN THE 90TH PERCENTILE

The care provided through Family Hospice of Belleville consistently scores in the 90th percentile of family satisfaction.

  1. ACCREDITED MUSIC THERAPY

Family Hospice provides a credentialed Music Therapy Program offered to patients and family to assist in improving the quality of the individual’s life.

  1. EXTENSIVE GRIEF SUPPORT

Children, teens, families and individuals in Southwestern Illinois have access to grief support and education through Family Hospice’s Heartlinks Grief Center, in business for over 25 years.

  1. LINUS BLANKETS OF SOUTHEASTERN ILLINOIS PROJECT

Family Hospice and Heartlinks volunteers have adopted the Linus Blankets of Southwestern Illinois to collect and distribute blankets for children facing serious illness and emotional stress.

  1. PHYSICAL THERAPY, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AND SPEECH THERAPY

Family Hospice often uses physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy to identify patient limitations and patient care with the goal of keeping patients active.

  1. HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE CERTIFICATION

The executive director, patient care coordinator, social workers and medical director have all received hospice and palliative care certification.

  1. WE UNDERSTAND WHAT A “TIMELY MANNER” MEANS

The hospice medical director is available to assist in providing pain and symptom management including working with pharmacies to secure medication in a timely manner.

  1. IMMEDIATE FOLLOW UP, UPON REFERRAL

When Family Hospice receives a referral, a staff member contacts the patient’s family and primary physician within 1-HOUR to identify the patient’s needs, establish a time for the initial visit and to assist with discharge planning.

  1. COLLABORATION TO ENHANCE AND SUPPORT OUR PERFORMANCE

Family Hospice collaborates with other healthcare providers to enhance and support the performance of the primary care givers, improving the patient’s level of care.

  1. CONSTANTLY INVESTING IN IMPROVED CARE

Family Hospice never stops looking for ways to improve the quality of care we provide in order to reduce the amount of suffering patients and families experience in the final stages of their life.

 

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TREE OF MEMORIES

In supporting our Tree of Memories program through the holiday season, we make ornaments available at our kiosk at St. Clair Square from November 30 through December 22.

 

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VOLUNTEERS

We truly value our volunteers and the passion they bring to our family. Our 150 volunteers are dedicated to furthering the mission of hospice and supporting your family during this trying time.

 

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DONATIONS

We appreciate the love and support shown by our donors. Gifts are used to support our programs and provide assistance to patients struggling with the cost of care.

 

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OUR LOCATION

map5110 W. Main St.
Belleville, IL 62226-4729
P: 618-277-1800
F: 618-277-1074
info@familyhospice.org

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