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Welcome to Hospice of North Central Ohio

Hospice of North Central Ohio (HNCO) provides end-of-life services in pain relief and symptom management to patients in Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Morrow, and Richland counties. Generally, HNCO cares for individuals 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 from individuals and social agencies.





Upcoming Events

  • Men's Lunch Bunch

    May 25, 2016

    The Men's Lunch Bunch is a support group for men whose spouse has died. The support group meets the fourth Wednesday of every month. more
  • Grievers of Suicide Support Group

    June 8, 2016

    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
  • Mansfield Lunch Bunch

    June 14, 2016

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