UH Hospice is an Approved Provider for Medicare, Medicaid and Most Private Insurance Plans

UH Hospice services include pain management and symptom control, caregiver training and assistance, and emotional and spiritual support, allowing patients to live fully up until the final moments, surrounded and supported by the faces of loved ones, friends and committed caregivers.

Specialty services at UH Hospice include:

  • Support cancer hospice services
  • Expert nursing services focused on hospice and palliative care
  • Supportive counseling provided by master’s prepared social worker
  • Life closure and spiritual counseling offered by spiritual care counselor
  • Medical and palliative care guidance and oversight
  • Personal care services provided by certified home care aides
  • Access to special services like speech and physical therapy when needed
  • Coverage for medicine, supplies and equipment to manage the terminal illness
  • Volunteers specially trained to support the needs of the dying patient and family
  • Bereavement support for those grieving for the year following the death of the patient
  • Access to University Hospitals for care when symptoms cannot be managed at home
  • 24-hour availability
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