RVNAhealth Hospice Services

Our hospice care is multi-disciplinary, and all encompassing, tailored to match the needs of each individual and family. RVNAhealth offers the following services to all our hospice patients:

  • Expert medical care and symptom management
  • On-call 24/7 physician, nursing and pharmacy support
  • Emotional, social, and spiritual support
  • Personal care to support daily living activities
  • Social worker services
  • Medical equipment, supplies, and medication related to terminal illness
  • Access to financial, legal, and transportation resources
  • Caregiver support and counseling for family and friends
  • Access to RVNAhealth hospice volunteers
  • Bereavement support for 13 months
  • Seamless access to RVNAhealth’s family of health services: skilled nursing, physical therapists, and non-medical caregivers

ComfortWELL services can be seamlessly supported by other RVNAhealth WELL service families to offer coordinated care from our qualified team of health professionals.

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At RVNAhealth, our patients and their families remind us of why we love what we do.

Thank you for your professional, personalized care, compassion, and kindness. Your knowledge, confidence, and direction helped me tremendously.”

RVNAhealth Hospice Family

Hospice News Articles

Not Feeling Too Festive?

The holidays, for some, bring cheer and hope of fresh beginnings as the calendar turns; for others, they are a reminder of loss and loneliness. In 2020, we have all been affected by loss in some way: meeting across screens rather than tables, faces obstructed by masks in public, and togetherness—or lack thereof—defined by a global health crisis.
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What is Spiritual Care?

As part of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month this November, RVNAhealth has celebrated the work of our multi-disciplinary Hospice team. In addition to expert medical professionals, our Hospice team includes social workers, care managers, musical therapists, bereavement and spiritual care experts, and volunteers. Here, we explore the role of spiritual care.
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A Primer on Palliative Care

November is Hospice and Palliative Care month. And while palliative and hospice care share a kindred approach and certain commonalities, they are also distinct and independent practices. There are approximately 90 million people living with a serious illness in the U.S., and it is estimated that 6 million could benefit from palliative care. So what is palliative care?
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Que Sera Sera: RVNAhealth Hosts Concert at Wilton Meadows

On Thursday, October 15, RVNAhealth hosted an outdoor concert for hospice patients and their families at Wilton Meadows. Featuring such musical treasures as Que Sera Sera, Let It Be, and Has Anybody Seen My Gal?, it was perfect entertainment on a glorious autumn afternoon.
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Not Feeling Too Festive?

The holidays, for some, bring cheer and hope of fresh beginnings as the calendar turns; for others, they are a reminder of loss and loneliness. In 2020, we have all been affected by loss in some way: meeting across screens rather than tables, faces obstructed by masks in public, and togetherness—or lack thereof—defined by a global health crisis.
Read More

What is Spiritual Care?

As part of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month this November, RVNAhealth has celebrated the work of our multi-disciplinary Hospice team. In addition to expert medical professionals, our Hospice team includes social workers, care managers, musical therapists, bereavement and spiritual care experts, and volunteers. Here, we explore the role of spiritual care.
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