Liberty Hospital offers caring, home-based hospice care for terminally ill patients who have exhausted curative treatment options. Hospice is a program designed to assist the person with a life-limiting illness and their family, in the comforting surroundings of the home.
Why choose Liberty Hospital Hospice?
The staff at Liberty Hospital Hospice are experienced and have cared for patients with a variety of diseases, including cancer, heart disease, lung disease, neuromuscular disease, dementia and much more. High-quality care is individualized for each patient and coordinated with your chosen physician.
Assistance is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and admission is available the same day as the referral. Our Hospice program is also accredited by The Joint Commission and has received outstanding state and Medicare survey reports.
How can Liberty Hospital Hospice benefit you and your family?
Hospice provides specialized care in your home or nursing facility. Services include pain management and symptom control, regularly scheduled visits by professionals, respite care, spiritual counseling, professional volunteers, specialized therapies and grief and bereavement support, including special bereavement support for children. Medical supplies, equipment and medications are provided.
Your Hospice Team:
How to access Liberty Hospital Hospice:
- You and your family
- Your chosen physician
- Hospice Medical Director
- Nurse case managers
- Bath aides
- Social workers
- Rehabilitation therapists
- Bereavement counselors
Liberty Hospital provides Hospice care to the following counties within a 30-mile radius of the hospital: Clay, Platte, Clinton, Jackson, Caldwell, Ray, & parts of Lafayette and Buchanan.
Hospice is covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most insurance companies. Financial counseling is available, and no person is refused services based on ability to pay.
Referrals may be made by the patient, family, physician, social worker or other health care professional and must be approved by the patientís physician and Hospice Medical Director.
To contact Liberty Hospital Hospice, call 816-407-2200 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. After hours: call Liberty Hospital at 816-781-7200 and ask for the Hospice on-call nurse.
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