Hospice

Referring a Patient to Hospice

If your patient is in the final stages of life, you want to make sure they enjoy a comfortable quality of life and are surrounded by a team of respectful and supportive caregivers.

At Brookdale, our hospice teams can step in to assist your patient and their family through this emotional time. We deliver skilled and compassionate care with the goal of providing comfort and freedom from pain. At the same time, we aim to provide the patient with as much independence and control as possible, for as long as possible.

Brookdale hospice partners with the physician and presiding hospital to seamlessly coordinate and communicate a patient’s medical needs and meet the following goals:

  • Improve patient comfort
  • Ease caregiving duties for the family
  • Provide emotional and spiritual support
Hospice Services

Brookdale hospice can turn a difficult experience into a deeply rewarding one where your patient lives their remaining days fully, and with dignity.

Our hospice services offer:

  • Symptom relief and pain management
  • Medication, supply and equipment management per the care plan
  • Personal care services such as dressing and bathing
  • Nursing and home health aide visits to provide direct care
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • Family coaching on how to care for the patient
  • Emotional and spiritual support for the patient and family
  • On-call support 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Grief counselling for the family
  • Volunteer companionship services


Brookdale hospice features a compassionate team of skilled medical professionals with years of experience caring for those near the end of life, including:

  • Nurses
  • Medical Social Workers
  • Spiritual/Pastoral Counselors
  • Hospice Aides
  • Therapists
  • Bereavement Counselors


Brookdale Benefits
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Family of Residents

Each resident is celebrated and cherished like one of the family at Brookdale.

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Community Choices

Brookdale offers more choice in senior living and care with 900+ communities to select from.

40
Years Experience

We’ve invested years helping our residents age well, covering their diverse needs across the care continuum.

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Connected Care

Our residents enjoy the benefits of Brookdale’s national network across 45 states in their own communities.

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Providing compassionate care for hospice patients and support for their families.

As the nation’s leading senior living provider, Brookdale has years of proven experience providing exceptional care and support for hospice patients. Our freestanding hospice centers are available across the country, but the majority of the time our medical professionals provide care at home — allowing for the most flexibility and comfort for your patient.

Brookdale hospice effortlessly works alongside the patient and attending physician to develop a plan that includes treatment, support, personal care and specialized services. Members of our hospice team will make regular visits to assess the patient and provide additional care. Hospice caregivers are on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In many cases, we accept Medicare and private insurance plans.



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Brookdale Hospice Locations

Austin, TX

Brookdale Hospice Austin offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy.

Phoenix, AZ

Brookdale Hospice offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy in Phoenix, AZ.

Chicago, IL

Brookdale Hospice Chicago offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy in Rolling Meadows, IL.

Cleveland, OH

Brookdale Hospice Cleveland offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy in Westlake, OH.

Columbus, OH

Located in Westerville, Brookdale Hospice Columbus offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy.

Colorado Springs, CO

Brookdale Hospice Colorado Springs offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy.

Dayton, OH

Located in Moraine, Brookdale Hospice Dayton offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy.

Denver, CO

Located in Greenwood Village, Brookdale Hospice Denver offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy.

Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX

Located in Arlington, Brookdale Hospice DFW offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy.

Houston, TX

Brookdale Hospice Houston offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy.

Indianapolis, IN

Brookdale Hospice offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy in Indianapolis, IN.

Philadephia, PA

Located in Wayne, Pennsylvania, Brookdale Hospice offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy.

Los Angeles, CA

Located in Placentia, CA, Brookdale Hospice offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy.

Minnesota

Brookdale Hospice Minnesota offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy.

Missouri

Brookdale Hospice Missouri offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy in the Independence, MO area.

Overland Park, KS

Brookdale Hospice Overland Park offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy.

Greenville, SC

Brookdale Hospice Greenville offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy.

San Antonio, TX

Brookdale Hospice San Antonio offers Skilled Nursing, Bereavement Care, Volunteer Support, Social Work, 24-7 On Call Support, Pastoral Care and Music Therapy.