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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.

Portland Metro Hospice Volunteer Program Training Schedule

Providence Hospice offers a free comprehensive course of training to prepare people who are interested in becoming hospice volunteers in the Portland area.

Providence Hospice Complementary Therapies

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

Regional palliative care services now unified

By consolidating our palliative care services into a single organizational structure, we can ease access to our services and provide consistency for our patients, whether they’re at home, in a clinic or in the hospital. – James Arp, chief executive, Home and Community Services, and Bill Sherer, executive, Medicine Program

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.

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.   

What are the benefits of hospice?

One of the greatest benefits of hospice is its philosophy of care, which focuses on the whole person, and not his or her disease or condition.

What is Hospice?

At Providence Hospice, we offer mission-inspired expert care that is underscored by our core values of respect, compassion, excellence, justice, and stewardship.

Who pays for hospice?

Hospice is covered by most insurance policies as well as Medicare.

Who qualifies for hospice?

To qualify for hospice care, a doctor must certify that a patient has a terminal ill-ness and has a prognosis of six months or less.

Proprietary Health Article

Caregivers – take care

Taking on the care of a frail family member or an ailing spouse is a great act of love, but that doesn’t make it easy. On the contrary, it can be emotionally draining, physically exhausting and often overwhelming.

End of life decisions

If you are seriously ill or in the hospital, you may be asked to make many decisions. Some decisions, such as whether or not to accept artificial life support, are very difficult and require careful consideration. The following are some commonly asked questions about artificial life support and other life-sustaining measures.

Hospice Brochure

Providence Home Services supports people at every stage of illness through a continuum of services.