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Location: Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy& Hospice of Mercy Office315 18th AvenueHiawatha, Iowa 52233
Phone Numbers:(319) 398-6850
Volunteer Office: (319) 398-6628
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Ensure your loved ones live their final days with joy and meaning. Choose hospice care for a life as free as possible from pain and other symptoms.
A team of experienced hospice professionals and dedicated, specially trained hospice volunteers care for your entire family.
Hospice of Mercy serves patients and their loved ones, consulting with them and the patient's physician to prepare a personal, comprehensive plan of care. Our interdisciplinary team works together to ensure physical, emotional and spiritual comfort, including pain and symptom management. Your Hospice of Mercy team includes:
Hospice of Mercy arranges for medical equipment for the patient. Medications relating to the patient's terminal diagnosis also are provided by Hospice of Mercy.
Hospice care is available to anyone with any kind of life-limiting illness, regardless of age or circumstance.
Download this guide to Selecting a Hospice Program. Or, call Hospice of Mercy at (319) 398-6850 to talk with our nurse or schedule a tour. We will meet with you and your family to discuss how we can help. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Most hospice patients want to receive care at home, and most do. Hospice of Mercy also cares for patients in other settings as needed, including assisted-living or nursing facilities. Hospice nurses are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for visits or consultation by phone, as needed. The Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy offers inpatient care, shelter and compassion in a warm, home-like atmosphere. Our on-site interdisciplinary team provides skilled care and support for patients, surrounded by family and friends.
Everyone benefits from Hospice of Mercy's quality care, regardless of ability to pay.
Medicare, Medicaid, and many private insurances cover some or all hospice care. We will help you and your family understand coverage.
The generous support that Hospice of Mercy receives from the community enables us to provide quality care to all who need it.
Yes. After a loved one dies, Hospice of Mercy continues to support families as they experience grief and loss, which can be overwhelming.
Grief and bereavement services can help adults and children cope with their loss. Services include personal contacts, educational programs, a monthly newsletter and support groups. Hospice of Mercy stays in touch with families for more than a year after the death of a loved one.
Hospice of Mercy offers a bimonthly PDF newsletter for patients and families.
January-February 2020 (PDF)November-December 2019 (PDF)September-October 2019 (PDF)July-August 2019 (PDF)May-June 2019 (PDF)March-April 2019 (PDF)
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