Specialized Services

University Hospitals Provides Expert Services and Support to Help Patients and Families Through the Hospice Journey

UH Hospice services include pain management and symptom control, caregiver training and assistance, and emotional and spiritual support, allowing patients to live fully up until the final moments, surrounded and supported by the faces of loved ones, friends and committed caregivers.

Our Specialized Services

Specialty services at UH Hospice include:

  • Expert nursing services focused on hospice and palliative care
  • Supportive counseling provided by master’s prepared social worker
  • Life closure and spiritual counseling offered by spiritual care counselor
  • Medical and palliative care guidance and oversight
  • Personal care services provided by certified home care aides
  • Access to special services like speech and physical therapy when needed
  • Coverage for medicine, supplies and equipment to manage the terminal illness
  • Volunteers specially trained to support the needs of the dying patient and family
  • Bereavement support for those grieving for the year following the death of the patient
  • Access to University Hospitals for care when symptoms cannot be managed at home
  • 24-hour availability

Learn More

To learn more about how to become a UH Hospice volunteer in your northeast Ohio community, contact University Hospitals Hospice Volunteer Services at 216-765-2737 or .