SPIRITUAL CARE SERVICES

“You matter to the last moment of your life, and we will do all we can not only to help you die peacefully, but to live until you die.”

– DAME CICELY SAUNDERS, FOUNDER

MODERN HOSPICE MOVEMENT

The Hospice Spiritual Care Counselor

Hospice service includes care from medical, social and spiritual disciplines. The Hospice Spiritual Care Counselor is an integral part of the Hospice team. The Hospice Spiritual Care Counselor listens to the client and family members and is supportive with end of life needs.

  • The Hospice Spiritual Care Counselor is non denominational.

  • The Hospice Spiritual Care Counselor meets with clients and family members and provides necessary emotional and spiritual support.

  • The Hospice Spiritual Care Counselor is available at any time during care to clients and their families.

  • Spiritual Care Counseling services are available wherever people call home, including long-term care and assisted living facilities.

  • The service is confidential.

Arranging Visits

The Hospice Spiritual Care Counselor contacts all clients to arrange a visit if they so choose. Arrangements for continued visits are made at the time of the initial visit. Visits can also be arranged by calling Hospice at HCS at 603-352-2253.

  • Spiritual & Emotional Support

  • Pastoral Care Counseling

  • Spiritual Direction

  • Crisis Intervention

  • Referral to Religious Community

  • Prayer & Ritual

  • Funeral and/or Memorial Service Planning

  • Bereavement Coordination

  • Coordination & Consultation with Pastor, Priest, Rabbi or other Spiritual Leader

Non Denominational Spiritual Care

“. . . and I saw the boat which carries souls across the river and the name of that boat was love.”

—St. John of the Cross

“The clouds above us join and separate, The breeze in the courtyard leaves and returns. Life is like that, so why not relax? Who can stop us from celebrating?”

—Lu Yu

“If I survive this life without dying I’ll be surprised.”

—Mulla Nasrudin

“I lift up my eyes to the hills— From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth.”

—Psalm 121:1-2

ABOUT HOSPICE AT HCS

Hospice focuses on living life to the fullest while experiencing a terminal illness. At Hospice at HCS, our goal is to help the patient and family members come to terms with death as a natural part of life. Hospice at HCS provides care throughout southwestern New Hampshire, wherever people call home, including long term care and assisted living facilities.

  • Medical Director Board Certified in Hospice/Palliative Care

  • Oncology/Hospice certified nurses

  • Medical social workers

  • Physical, occupational and speech therapies

  • Home health aides and homemakers

  • Volunteers

  • Spiritual care

  • Ongoing bereavement support

Make An Appointment

The Hospice Spiritual Care Counselor contacts all clients to arrange a visit if they so choose. Arrangements for continued visits are made at the time of the initial visit. Visits can also be arranged by calling Hospice at HCS at 603-352-2253.

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