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Refer a Person for an Informational Visit or to Begin Service

We will help you with any of our available services, whether a consultation, palliative home care, hospice care, hospice house, children’s care or any of our specialty services.

CALL (816) 276-2700. There is always someone available to take your call and give you guidance.

Inquire online for yourself or for a friend or family member

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Our Intake Department is pleased to assist you in setting up an informational visit and with the referral process.

We recommend that you ask one of our staff to visit with the family at home, nursing home, hospital or any place that is convenient for the family to gather. We can assess medical needs, fully explain our programs and services, answer any questions and help the family with the decision process.

There are options for every age, from infant to adult, and at every stage of serious illness, including people who are still receiving curative treatment.


Information for Physician’s Offices and Discharge Planners

To help ensure patient confidentiality, we request that confidential patient information be kept from emails.

To refer a patient, the following information is required and may be faxed:

  • The service your patient needs:

Palliative Home Care – for patients not ready for hospice, with skilled nursing needs. Patient must be homebound.
Hospice at Home, Assisted Living or Long-Term Care Facility.
Kansas City Hospice House™ – inpatient care to control pain or stabilize symptoms.
NorthCare Hospice House – inpatient care to control pain or stabilize symptoms.
Request a consultation to discuss options

  • Your name and contact information
  • Patient name and contact information
  • Diagnosis code(s)
  • Attending physician Cardiologist (if a cardiac patient)
  • History & Physical, Discharge Summary and Discharge Orders
  • Facesheet or document with DOB, SSN, address, insurance and primary contact
  • Current medication list Medicare Part D information or copy of card, if available
  • Physician signature, date and time

Referrals may be made by phone or fax. CALL (816) 276-2700    FAX (816) 444-1928

Referral Fax Form

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 every 4-6 weeks 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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