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.

Forms Instructions

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.

Volunteer trainings in Clackamas County

Providence Hospice serves the Clackamas County region and offers a comprehensive course for anyone desiring to become a hospice volunteer or seeking in-depth understanding of hospice care and end-of-life issues.   

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Center to Advance Palliative Care

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