Hospice care is "comfort care" when a cure is no longer probable. It provides comfort through pain control and symptom management while offering emotional, social and spiritual support for the patient and family, individually and as a unit. When it comes to hospice care in Washington County, we don't believe you'll find better, more compassionate caregivers than you'll get with Concordia Hospice of Washington. For most families, when the option of a curative treatment is no longer beneficial, the following weeks or months can be overwhelming for many reasons. With Concordia Hospice of Washington, you and your loved ones don't have to face it alone.
Provides education to the patient and family regarding comfort care...
Medical Social Workers
Assists with healthcare/insurance questions and forms, and are advocates for...
Registered Nurse (RN) Case Managers
Works with physicians, nursing and care team, and family to...
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)
Visits as needed to support the RN's role with patient...
Home Health Aides
Visits regularly to provide personal care assistance, support RNs and...
Spiritual Care Team
Provides support to patients of all denominations, and welcomes care...
Specially-trained volunteers provide the family with some much-needed rest. They...
Respite Care (Inpatient Units)
We understand the physical and emotional stress on you as...
Continuous Care (In-Home)
Continuous care involves the prolonged presence of a hospice nurse...
We welcome all faiths and work to ensure that patients and their loved ones receive the spiritual support they need. A spiritual care team member contacts the patient upon request and schedules an in-home visitation with a professional pastoral caregiver of any denomination. Our team also coordinates bereavement support groups which present a Christ-centered perspective on the grief process.
Do you have the desire and passion to impact someone’s life? Whether you’re doing something as simple as cooking a meal or as complex as writing someone’s life story, Concordia Hospice of Washington volunteers make a difference.
For more information about Hospice services, please see our office phone number below and give us a call. You can also message us here.
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Administrative Offices and Donnell House
10 Leet Street
Washington, PA 15301
Locations we Serve
While we have the Donnell House Inpatient Hospice Care unit, the vast majority of hospice patients are cared for in their home setting. We've served thousands of people in southwestern Pennsylvania in their very own homes, and we continue to expand our In-Home Hospice service area. If you don’t see your area covered, please call us at 724-250-4500 to see if we are currently serving your neighborhood.
The roots of our organization can be traced back to Rev. Dr. J. E. Victor Carlson, who helped create Hospice Care, Inc. in Greene County in the late 1970s to serve families dealing with end-of-life illnesses. In 1996, the program was combined with The Washington Hospital, opening opportunities for inpatient care and other new services. On July 1, 2016, Concordia Community Support Services and Washington Health System (previously The Washington Hospital) partnered to form the organization we are today.