Hospice Care - Overview

Hospice is end-of-life care for those whose life expectancy is six months or less, focusing on comfort and quality of care.

Adventist Health Hospice Focus

  • Encouraging an active physical and emotional life.
  • Living with dignity and respect.
  • An atmosphere of kindness, respect, support, caring and love.
  • Expert medical care, which neither hastens nor postpones death.
  • Focus on being pain-free, with aggressive symptom control.
  • Open and non-judgmental spiritual guidance.
  • Living at home harmoniously with family and close friends.

Please contact us with questions at 503-251-6192 or send us an email .

Which patients are appropriate for Hospice care?

  • Curative treatments are no longer effective and you wish for comfort care.
  • Life expectancy of 6 months or less, if the illness runs its normal course.

Scheduling Hospice Referrals

To schedule a Hospice referral or to arrange for an assessment to determine if Adventist Health Hospice is the best choice for your patient, please call 503-251-6192.

You can also download a Hospice Physician Fax Form .

One of our hospice team members would be happy to meet with you to let you know if your condition meets hospice criteria and how hospice could benefit you and/or your loved one. Call Adventist Health Hospice at 503-251-6192 for more information.

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