"Considered to be the model for quality, compassionate care for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury, hospice care involves a team-oriented approach to expert medical care, pain management, and emotional and spiritual support expressly tailored to the patient's needs and wishes. Support is provided to the patient's loved ones as well. At the center of hospice and palliative care is the belief that each of us has the right to die pain-free and with dignity, and that our families will receive the necessary support to allow us to do so."
-The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
People nearing the end of life can receive care in the comfort of their home through Greenwich Hospital's home hospice program.
Comprehensive, holistic treatment is based on a personalized plan that changes with the evolving needs of each patient and family. The goal is to enhance the quality of life of terminally ill patients and provide emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families.