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Kansas City Hospice is certified to provide Jewish Hospice

Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care is accredited by the National Institute of Jewish Hospice (NIJH). We provide culturally-sensitive care to all people and honor the beliefs of each and every person.

What does this mean?

For many, the word hospice means pain control at the very end of life. But, the philosophy of hospice is not about death. Rather, it’s about life. It’s about living each moment to the fullest.

Hospice is a family-centered approach to care at the end of life that focuses on making every day count. Our team of experts bring as much or as little care as you want to you and your family. You may receive hospice care wherever you want to live.

Your hospice team will work with you and your family to understand what is most important to you and to honor your wishes

Working closely with the family, we bring different types of support based on each person’s needs and wants. We respect each person’s beliefs and we work to treat them with kindness, compassion and respect.

The NIJH works with us to help teach all members of our team about Jewish traditions, holidays and spiritual beliefs. Our chaplains work with people of every faith and we work closely with Jewish leaders in Kansas City to be able to anticipate needs.

If you have any questions about the types of care available at any point in your illness, please call us at 816.363.2600. And, we’ll be with you by phone or in person to answer your concerns.

About Us

 
The mission of Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care is to bring expert care, peace of mind, comfort, guidance, and hope to people who are affected by life-limiting illness or by grief. Our vision is that each person in our community is valued from life through death and each family is supported in their grief.

 


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Our Programs

Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care provides 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 Medicine Fellowship

Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care is the community clinical site for the University of Kansas Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship. We're committed to developing physicians with specialty-level training in caring for patients with serious or terminal illness.

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Palliative Medicine Fellowship

Community-Based Palliative Care

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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Community-Based Palliative Care
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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