Visitor Information for the Kansas City Hospice House™

Visiting Hours

Family members and visitors of patients have access to Kansas City Hospice House™ 24 hours a day. The facility is locked overnight, but a buzzer system lets people in when doors are locked.

Pets Welcome

Pets as visitors are welcome and should be on a leash and accompanied at all times. Pets who visit Kansas City Hospice House™ should be quiet, well-controlled and comfortable with people—including children—and other animals. View Pet Guidelines.

Items to Bring

You are welcome to bring photos, small decorations, books and other items which can be displayed on shelves in rooms. Our families are encouraged to make the room your own and to make it as homey as possible while you are with us.

Food and Meals

Visitors may keep small amounts of personal food in a common refrigerator. In addition, a full kitchen and smaller kitchenettes provide places for family members to prepare and heat meals. Fresh homemade soup and pastries are available all day for our families. However, full meal service is not provided.

Assistance

The hospitality desk is available to help you find nearby restaurants, grocery stores and anything else you may need while you stay with your loved one. Our wonderful volunteers are often available to help you with special requests and make sure you have what you need.

Outdoor Spaces

There are several patios, garden walks and spaces to enjoy the outdoors.

Smoking

Visitors are asked to smoke in their cars, or away from the building in designated areas.

Directions

CLICK HERE for driving directions.

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

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

Palliative Home Health

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

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

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
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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