Perhaps no aspect of care is more precious than Hospice Care. Choosing hospice services is an affirmation of the meaning of your life, not giving up. It allows you to control symptoms and complete “unfinished business.” Bethesda employs expert hospice medical professionals skilled in symptom control and state-of-the-art pain management that coordinate care with your personal physician. Bethesda Hospice Care’s professional caregivers go wherever you call home to treat and manage pain and to provide services that support you and your loved ones as a unit physically, emotionally, socially, and spiritually.
Bethesda Hospice Care is here to answer any questions you may have and to sit down with you and your loved ones to discuss your unique situation. Hospice support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We want to help you! Don’t wait—Call today to speak to someone (314) 446-0623. Feel free to also contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, April 11, 2013, 6 p.m. at the Hilton St. Louis Frontenac- Join us for a presentation by expert, Sandra Silva, on Advance Care Planning. For more information click on this link. Caring Conversations
April 18, April 25, May 2, May 9 -6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Affton High School -Four informational evenings to help caregivers access resources, make thoughtful decisions and develop support systems. Click link for more information. Supports for Caregivers
June 1st, 8:30 a.m. at Queeny Park- 1st Annual Bethesda Hospice 5K Memorial Walk/Run. Click to download Registration and Information pdf
Testimonials-Extraordinary Care by Truly Caring People!
“A blessed service. All of the hospice staff were competent, professional, and nurturing, compassionate. Prompt, on-time and took time to explain. I could have not been able to cope without them.”
“It is hard to put into words how much I appreciate everything that your Hospice team did for my brother. He wanted to control everything regarding his care until the end and your team made that possible.”
“I am writing to thank you for the compassionate, loving, and expert care that you provided my mother. Due to the care that you provided, she was able to enjoy a number of good days during this time period. These good days allowed her to have joyous, laughter-filled visits with friends and family, and to enjoy a few favorite meals, before she passed away peacefully.”
Additional Services-Our Caring Community
The Gift of Being a Hospice Volunteer We all have gifts to share and a purpose in life larger than ourselves. As a hospice volunteer, there are many ways one can connect and let those we serve know they are not alone and that someone cares. Contact Leslie Simon at (314) 373-7026 or email@example.com for information about becoming a volunteer.
In a Time of Need “Be Not Afraid-Companioning the Grieving and the Dying” is an interactive workshop designed to equip people to more effectively companion others who face loss in their lives. Contact Dorothy Gannon at (314) 373-7032 or firstname.lastname@example.org to have this special course come to your organization or church.
Bethesda Hospice Bereavement Newsletter Take a look inside to find useful resources for taking care of yourself as the caregiver, coping in the midst of tragedy, talking with children about death, and support groups that are being offered.
Click here to download link to Registration and Information pdf.
Veterans have done everything asked of them in their mission to serve our country and we believe it is never too late to give them a hero’s welcome home. Specialized in identifying the unique needs of Veterans, Bethesda Hospice has joined the awareness campaign conducted by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Department of Veterans Affairs. Bethesda Hospice Care is stepping up to acquire the necessary skills and fulfill our mission to serve these men and women with the dignity they deserve! Contact Leslie Peasel, MSW or Leslie Simon, Volunteer Coordinator at (314) 446-0623 or email@example.com.