Team approach to holistic care.

When you choose our services, a personalized care plan will be developed by you, your attending physician and our medical team to manage your pain and symptoms and address your physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs. 

If you have questions, please call 800-789-0586 or send us an email here.

During your first visit by your nurse, you can discuss what services you need and how often. If you also need home care or other personal services, our social worker can connect you with community resources — including our dedicated hospice volunteers. Medical oversight of your day-to-day care plan will handled by our hospice leadership team, which is comprised of two medical directors and four nurse practitioners. 

In addition to scheduled visits each week, a nurse is on-call 24/7 to answer questions or make an emergency visit if necessary. Consider us your 911, day or night.

Meet the Gentle Shepherd Hospice team.

We're Here to Help

Our hospice service team is available to answer your questions. Please call 800-789-0586 or submit an inquiry form and we will contact you.

Your hospice care team can include:

Physicians

Hospice physicians are board-certified and participate in ongoing discussions with your primary nurse and care team about the best medical care to meet your individual needs.

Registered Nurse (RN)

Our registered hospice nurses have extensive clinical experience and specialize in end-of-life care. They manage pain and other symptoms, answer questions, provide support to patients and families and helps set the stage for a death with dignity.

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

Hospice CNAs assist with various personal care issues including changing bedding, bathing, changing clothing, helping with hygienic routines such as brushing teeth, washing hair and keeping wounds and dressings cleaned. They also offer considerable support to caregivers and family members.

Social Worker

Our hospice social workers are available to help patients, their loved ones and caregivers navigate the practical and emotional issues that arise during the end-of-life journey.

Chaplain

Our hospice chaplains are available to support you, regardless of your religious affiliation or spiritual perspective. Your care plan is designed to reflect YOUR personal beliefs, values and wishes. Our calling and mission is to deliver the care outlined in your plan in a manner modeled by Christ.

Volunteers

Volunteers are available to help keep you and your loved ones company and assist with “little things” that can make a big difference in your family’s quality of life.

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