Hospice Home Care
We Bring Hospice to Your Home
VITAS can bring hospice services to you or your loved one, in the place that’s most comfortable — home. And we’re experts at managing the transition from hospital to your home, from curative to palliative care. Give us a call if you'd like to learn more about hospice care at home: 800.582.9533.
Hospice Care in Your Home
The vast majority of patients with terminal illness prefer to remain in their homes, whether it's a family home, a residential care facility or a nursing home. Hospice isn't a place, it's a service that focuses on making life more meaningful.
Read more: There's No Place Like Home
We're Available 24 Hours a Day
VITAS patients receiving care at home have access to our medical professionals 24 hours a day. If there's a medical crisis, patients and their families often have the choice of staying home instead of going to a hospital.
Read more: Our Doctors Make House Calls
What to Expect
As hospice care begins at home, it's important to remember that you are in control. VITAS is there to help take care of your loved one, not to take over. Our team members generally arrive one at a time, on a schedule that works for you.
Read more: What to Expect in the First Few Days