Hospice of Southern Illinois prides itself on its excellent, compassionate care, in addition to ensuring that the patient, their family and their community are informed and prepared as they face end-of-life issues. We recognize that our education programs cannot cover all of the concerns or answer all of the questions that you may have. In an attempt to be as thorough as possible, we have compiled the following resources for your information and review. As always, if you have any questions, please call us at 800-233-1708.
Directory of hospice programs; general information; members discussion groups
Information on Hospice, including Advance Directives, from the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. A collection of topics and information
CPR, Artificial Feeding, Comfort Care and the Patient with a life-threatening illness
Great resources for caregivers. Fact Sheets and information on end-of-life preparations
We Honor Veterans, a program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), invites hospices, state hospice organizations, Hospice-Veteran Partnerships and VA facilities to join a pioneering program focused on respectful inquiry, compassionate listening and grateful acknowledgment. By recognizing the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families, community providers, in partnership with VA staff, will learn how to accompany and guide them through their life stories toward a more peaceful ending.
Position statements related to hospice and palliative care
Good section on Patient Advocacy
General information; information on workshops; materials
General information; helpful articles
Dedicated to the 2000 television series “On Our Own Terms.”
Resources for patients and families facing a life-threatening illness