Monroe County Hospital & Clinics and its affiliated Hospice partner, Monroe County Hospice, provide care for patients who have a terminal diagnosis of 6 months or less. There is no charge to the patient or family for any services provided by Monroe County Hospice when related to the terminal illness. Hospice Care is provided in the patient home, area nursing homes or hospital, when necessary. Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance companies cover Hospice Care. Hospice services include many terminal diagnoses ranging from cancer and heart disease to dementia and general debilitation. Our team consists of three registered nurses with specialty training in hospice, palliative and end-of-life care, a social worker, and an interdisciplinary team including a medical director, pharmacist, and chaplain.
Nursing Services Provided Include
Social Services Include
Cost & Criteria for Hospice Care
Hospice services cover many terminal diagnoses including
For more information, contact a member of the Monroe County Hospice Team at (641) 932-1701 or visit them at their office located at the Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, best accessed through the main parking lot utilizing the East 3 Entrance.