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UPMC Hospice Services

UPMC at Home hospice services provide expert, compassionate care while managing end-of-life.

We tailor our hospice services to each person's needs and wishes.

What is Hospice Care?

Hospice is not about dying. It's about helping the patient who no longer benefits from curative treatment to live life to its fullest until death.

Hospice treats the whole person, not just the disease.

It involves a team approach to:

  • Emotional and spiritual support
  • Expert medical care
  • Pain management

UPMC Home Hospice Services

Hospice care services include:

  • Bereavement outreach for all age groups
  • On-call support
  • Pain control
  • Personal care
  • Short-term care in a facility
  • Symptom management
  • Visits by the hospice team
  • Volunteer presence for companionship and respite

Our team provides care where the patient resides:

  • Home
  • Hospital
  • Inpatient hospice units
  • Skilled nursing or assisted living facilities

We also offer caregiver training to assist the family in also providing care.

The Hospice Care Team

Hospice care keeps the patient comfortable and involves a dedicated team of:

  • Doctors
  • Home health aides
  • Nurses
  • Social workers
  • Spiritual care counselors and volunteers

UPMC is a national leader in hospice care.

Let us provide you with the support you need to give you and your loved ones the gift of quality time.

Contact Our Hospice Agencies

Family Hospice and Palliative Care
50 Moffett St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
Phone: 412-572-8821
Toll Free: 800-513-2148.

Fayette Homecare and Hospice
110 Youngstown Road
Lemont Furnace, PA 15456
Phone: 724-439-1610
Toll-Free: 1-888-402-2233

Visiting Nurses Association of Venango County
491 Allegheny Blvd.
Franklin, PA 16323
Phone: 814-432-6555
Toll Free: 1-877-300-3171

Great Lakes Home Healthcare and Hospice
1700 Peach Street
Erie, PA 16501
Phone: 814-877-6120​

Home Nursing Agency
201 Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601
Phone: 1-800-445-6262 ​

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