Hospice Information Sheets

When is it time for a family meeting?
When the patient is suffering from a life limiting illness such as end stage heart disease, end stage lung disease, cancer or dementia, this means…

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Communicating Bad News
Many people, including healthcare professionals, feel ill at ease and ill prepared to discuss end of life issues with patients and…

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When should we consider Hospice?
This is a hard question to answer because each patient is an individual and they respond differently to their disease process and …

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Transitioning to Hospice and Palliative Care
Transitioning treatment options and outcome goals from the acute medical model to hospice and palliative care is critical decision …

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End Stage Dementia
The Medicare coverage under the Medicare Hospice Benefit for end stage dementia depends on the physician’s certification.

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Caring for Patients with End Stage Heart Disease
Patients with end stage heart disease are likely to suffer at the end of life due to symptoms of advanced heart failure.

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Purpose of a Power of Attorney for Health Care
The purpose of a power of attorney is to give your designated “agent” broad powers to make healthcare decisions for you when …

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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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