Hospice Care

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.