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Carousel Pediatric Hospice

Childhood Cancer Awareness

By Wanda Kelsey-Mendez, Communications Manager for Kansas City Hospice As Childhood Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, we at Carousel Pediatric Hospice & Palliative Care want to remind everyone that cancer is not just for adults. Each year in the...

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Carousel Diaper Need Awareness

Diaper Donations Help Babies in Hospice Care

By Lane Foster, former volunteer and current Volunteer Coordinator - Community Partnerships & Special Events at Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care I’ll never forget the day I changed my first diaper. It wasn’t for my own child, or a...

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Families Find Comfort at Camp Carousel

by Lane Foster, Volunteer Coordinator - Community Partnerships & Special Events at Kansas City Hospice Camp Carousel is a weekend camp held each year in September for families who have been affected by the death of someone close to them. It...

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Camp Erin gives grieving children a place to find support

Camp Erin is the largest national bereavement program for youth grieving the death of a significant person in their lives. Children and teens ages 6-17 attend a transformational weekend camp that combines traditional, fun camp activities with grief education and...

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Kansas City Hospice Receives Prestigious National Award

Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care has been named a 2018 Hospice Honors national award recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view. “We are excited to recognize the...

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Solace House – 20 Years, 20,000 Lives

[ebs_oscvideo type="vimeo" link="https://vimeo.com/266366884/0f5d238b16" dimensions="16by9"] Solace House Center for Grief and Healing was founded in 1998 by two grieving moms who could find support for themselves, but not for their kids. In 2009, Solace House was brought under the auspices of...

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Kathy Corbin 2018 Heart of Hospice Administrative Volunteer Award

[ebs_oscvideo type="vimeo" link="https://vimeo.com/255577598/0f5d238b16" dimensions="16by9"] The Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association has awarded Kathy Corbin with the 2018 Heart of Hospice Award for her unique jewelry recycling program at Top Drawer, an upscale resale boutique in Leawood benefitting Kansas City...

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Stevie Shuchart receives 2018 Heart of Hospice Employee Award

[ebs_oscvideo type="vimeo" link="https://vimeo.com/255575771/0f5d238b16" dimensions="16by9"] The Missouri Hospice & Palliative Care Association has awarded Stephanie “Stevie” Shuchart, LCMSW, with the 2018 Heart of Hospice Award for her outstanding work in caring for hospice patients, their families and the community. Stevie developed...

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Big Dogs with Big Hearts

When most people think of therapy dogs, they think of small or medium size dogs that walk with people who need extra care. But, sometimes comfort comes in a really big package. When you visit Kansas City Hospice House™ you...

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Leadership Change at KCH&PC

After twenty-four years of remarkable leadership at Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care, Elaine McIntosh is retiring. David Wiley, Chief Operating Officer for the past two years, has been selected to fill the role of President and CEO. During Elaine’s...

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Our Programs

There's a long list of hospices in Kansas City, but there's only one Kansas City Hospice. Our programs provide comprehensive expert care for all ages at all stages of serious illness.

Hospice Care

When the focus shifts to comfort instead of treatment, care comes to your home or nursing facility with a plan tailored to your needs, including emotional and spiritual support for the whole family.

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Hospice Care

Palliative Home Health Care

When complex needs benefit from a team approach, supportive home care brings the care you need, with 24/7 nurse support for pain, stress and symptoms due to serious illness.

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Palliative Home Health Care

Advanced Illness Support

Beginning as early as diagnosis and at any stage of serious illness, our nurse practitioners make home visits as needed to help coordinate your care and provide expert pain and symptom management.

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Advanced Illness Support
Hospice House

Hospice House

When symptoms cannot be easily managed at home, two hospice houses provide 24/7 expert care in comfortable home-line settings where family members can be relieved of caregiving duties to focus on loved ones.

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Carousel Pediatric Care

Carousel provides palliative and hospice care for perinatal and for babies through young adults with a dedicated team of pediatric nurses, social workers, chaplains and other specialists.

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Carousel Pediatric Care
Solace House

Solace House

Our center for grief and healing supports individuals and families who have been impacted by the death of a loved one, whether anticipated, or sudden and unexpected. We provide opportunities to share, listen, learn and heal with peer group support from age 3 through adult.

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