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Ninety Local Churches Partnering With Hospice

Ninety local churches have now partnered with Hospice of Chesterfield County through the agency’s Watchman Program. This special church-hospice partnership program was implemented to help ensure that people receive quality end-of-life care sooner in their diagnosis regardless of where they live, their diagnosis, age or economic status.The goal of Hospice of Chesterfield County’s Watchman Program is to identify and train a representative in every congregation in Chesterfield County who will serve as the Hospice Watchman Representative in that congregation. This hospice trained representative will serve as a liaison between Hospice and the church, conveying the needs of the church family to Hospice as soon as those needs arise. Representatives will also recruit other volunteers from the congregation to ensure that...

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We Honor Veterans

It may surprise many people to learn that 25% of those who die every year in the U.S. are Veterans. To help provide care and support that reflect the important contributions made by these men and women, Hospice of Chesterfield County has become a national partner of We Honor Veterans, a pioneering campaign developed by National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs. As a We Honor Veterans Partner, Hospice of Chesterfield County will implement ongoing Veteran-centered education for their staff and volunteers to help improve the care they provide to the Veterans they proudly serve.  The nation is seeing many of the Veterans who served in World War II and Korean pass away—and...

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About Us

About Us What is Hospice? Hospice is a comprehensive program of quality end-of-life care and supportive services designed to help terminally ill persons live as comfortably and as fully as possible during the last stage of their lives.  At Hospice of Chesterfield County, we offer maximum comfort and care which includes managing pain and symptoms to emphasize quality of life as well as help the patient and family prepare for and adjust to the inevitable final stage of life. Our caring staff offers medical, emotional, and spiritual support to the patient and their family through an interdisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, social workers, clergy and volunteers. Hospice of Chesterfield County believes that caring for the patient can be done in...

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Services Transitions: Program of Supportive Care Hospice of Chesterfield County offers the Transitions program to patients with a life limiting illness and are still receiving aggressive treatment. Transitions provides case management services, and specially trained, experienced and caring volunteers who offer support, friendship, and respite care to patients and their families while they live with their illness. Volunteer support could include assistance with errands, chores, and food preparation. The Transitions Coordinator will be glad to talk with patients, family members, caregivers, and healthcare providers about the program. To make a referral or for more information, please call our Transitions Coordinator at 843-623-9155. Levels of Care At Hospice of Chesterfield County, we understand that patient care needs vary. We respond by offering...

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