Referring Someone to Hospice
Anyone can call to request a meeting about hospice care. The patient, their physician, a family member or a friend may initiate hospice services by calling our office (contact information below). Once a referral has been made, our Admissions Director schedules a visit to meet the patient and their family to answer questions and provide further information. Following this visit, a hospice nurse meets with the patient and family to assess their needs and develop a personalized plan. When hospice patients choose to accept treatment, they recognize that hospice care is centered on symptom management rather than cure. All patients remain under the care of an attending physician who gives consent to hospice services and receive additional support through a hospice medical director, RN, medical social worker, hospice aide, volunteers and chaplain, if desired. The most important part of the team is the patient and his/her family and caregivers who determine the care plan.
Servicing: Roanoke County, Roanoke City, Salem, Botetourt, Franklin, Craig, Bedford
New River Valley
Servicing: Blacksburg, Christiansburg, Shawsville, Floyd, Giles, Pulaski, Radford
To make a referral for either Roanoke or New River Valley:
Toll free: 888.466.7809