Comfort Care

Hospice of North Central Ohio provides end-of-life services and grief support to Ashland, Richland, Crawford and Huron counties. End-of-life services focus on symptom management for comfort. Hospice of North Central Ohio cares for individuals of any age with a life expectancy of six months or less. If you feel your loved one would benefit from our services, please call us or complete the “Make a Referral” information above and to the right.

Hospice of North Central Ohio’s team of caregivers provides care in the home, nursing home, or assisted living facility. The frequency of visits varies depending on patient needs. At times, hospice patients may benefit from a stay at Hospice House, our 12 bed inpatient unit, before returning home. If the caregiver needs a break, Hospice House can be used for short-term respite care.

Hospice of North Central Ohio services are covered by Medicare Part A, Medicaid and most medical insurances, however, no one is turned away due to inability to pay. Grief services are offered at no cost thanks to generous contributions.

Upcoming Events

  • Caregiver Coffee Break

    October 23, 2014

    Caregivers of hospice patients face challenging and, at times, all-consuming tasks 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This support group provides caregivers with the opportunity to share their stories with those in similar situations while also learning about their own well-being. more
  • Parents Support Group

    November 11, 2014

    The Parents Support Group meets the second Tuesday of every month at Hospice House. Anyone whose child has died at any age is welcome and encouraged to attend. more
  • Suicide Support Group

    November 12, 2014

    The Grievers of Suicide Support Group of Ashland County meets the second Wednesday of every month. It is a support group for those who have had someone they love die by suicide. more
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