Hospice Services

Dickenson County Home Health and Hospice offers true compassion and quality care to individuals who are facing life-limiting illness as well as to their families. One of the primary focuses of hospice is to reduce the fears of pain, losing control, being alone, and being a burden to others. It's about adding quality of life, and helping you live those days as you choose.

Dickenson County Hospice Inc. is locally owned and operated, with Dickenson County Home Health, Inc located in Clintwood, VA. Dickenson County Hospice provides an on call nurse available 24 hours, 7 days a week. Hospice is provided by a team of proffesionals available based on the needs of the individual. The following services are available to the hospice patient and family.

  • A nurse provides instructions on the patient's care and medications, assesses symptoms, and keeps the physician informed
  • A Social Worker is also available to assess resource needs and provides support to the patient and the patient's family.
  • A Nursing Assistant provides personal care and some homemaker services such as bathing, changing bed linens, light house work, and assistance with other activities of daily living.
  • A Clergy/Chaplin is available for spiritual support if desired.
  • A Volunteer may also be available to run errands, or even just sit and read to the patient.

If you are interested in Hospice Services and would like more information, please click here to contact Dickenson County Home Health and Hospice.