News and Views

Hospice House Designed with Nature in Mind

A recent article in the Kansas City Star "Hospital gardens bloom with a healing power for the spirit as well as the body" featured the Kansas City Hospice House™. (Note: article no longer available online.) Excerpt "The benefits of nature in...

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Hospice is a Calling

by James Dibben, RN Last Monday I took my first position as a Registered Nurse. I started at NorthCare Hospice and Palliative Care. I have had a lot of different jobs in my lifetime. Half of them are in the medical...

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KCH Aids Ground-Breaking Program at Missouri Prisons

[caption id="attachment_3297" align="alignleft" width="300"] T-Shirt for Trainees, designed via a contest at Jefferson City Correctional Center[/caption] In a new hospice program, both patients and caregivers have been convicted of crimes. The Missouri Prison Hospice Program trains offenders to care for...

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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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