Hospice care

Providence Hospice provides expert, compassionate care for individuals as they face the end of life. We understand that each family is special. That’s why we tailor our team approach to the specific needs of each patient and family. Hospice services are provided in the patient’s home, no matter where that home is. It may be a private residence, an assisted living community, an adult care home, or a residential or intermediate care community. We know you have a choice for hospice care. As hospice professionals, we are honored to be invited into your home at such a sacred time.

Providence Hospice care is tailored to the needs of the patient and can include in-home nursing, mental health treatment, individual and family counseling, social work, nutrition therapy, personal care assistance and home services coordination.

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Palliative Care Services in Southern Oregon

Providence Home Health Palliative Care is an extension of our traditional Home Health program. Patients needing palliative care often have complex needs that require specialized care.

Providence Hospice Complementary Therapies

Complementary therapies are available through Providence Hospice in the Portland metro area and Providence Hospice of the Gorge.

Starting the Conversation about End-of-Life Care

Whether your patient is ready for hospice care, or they simply need help in establishing their goals of care toward end of life, Providence Home Services would like to help you in starting that difficult conversation with your patients.

The Anatomy of a Family Meeting

Facilitating a family meeting when a patient is seriously ill can be difficult at best. Providence Home Services provides the following recommendations for a conducting successful and productive family meeting.

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Center to Advance Palliative Care

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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National Parkinson Foundation

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Oregon Health Decisions

Oregon Health Decisions is an independent, nonprofit, grassroots organization. OHD gives people an opportunity to become involved and have a voice in health care policy. OHD also provides materials to assist people in making better-informed decisions regarding their individual health care needs and wishes.

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    Medicare has recently modified eligibility criteria for hospice services effective immediately. Key changes include: Medicare no longer accepts claims using the primary diagnosis of debility and decline/failure to thrive,...

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    What does it take to be a Providence Hospice volunteer? No experience is necessary, just a loving and compassionate heart and a willingness to offer four hours a week to help families and patients who are struggling with a...

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  • Hospice is about living

    Butch Naumes was heartbroken when he said goodbye to his brother, Patrick Naumes. Their family found solace in sharing quality time at the end with Patrick, who spent his last days in the care of Providence Home Health and...

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    It’s a labor of love and hope for Mary Mullins. The 87-year-old resident of The Dalles, Ore., spends her free time weaving yarn into shawls and hats for patients in need.

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