Hospice Services

Coping With Bereavement

Mercy Hospice services are directed toward physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs. Home health care is provided on an intermittent basis and is available when needed 24 hours a day. Provided in the home, a skilled nursing facility, or the hospital, Mercy Hospice services include:

  • Nursing care
  • Pain management and symptom control
  • Medication supervision and assistance
  • Appropriate medical equipment and supplies
  • Nutritional planning
  • Household chore assistance
  • Emotional and spiritual support
  • Companionship and short-term respite

Mercy Hospice also offers free follow-up bereavement services for family members and others involved in a loved one's end-of-life care. Private counseling sessions for individuals and families are available throughout the first year of bereavement.