How we help patients & families

Arkansas Hospice enables patients with a projected lifespan of six months or less, due to serious illness, to live their final days to the fullest in their homes, on their terms. Patients are cared for in their own or a family member’s home, a nursing home, a hospital, an assisted living facility or at one of our Arkansas Hospice inpatient or contracted facilities across our 43-county service area. Physical, emotional and spiritual support is provided based on the patient’s wishes and the family’s unique needs.

How Arkansas Hospice helps

Below are just a few of the ways Arkansas Hospice helps patients and families:
  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • RN on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Decreases physician office calls, 911 calls, hospitalizations
  • Offers psychosocial support and medication intervention, including support for anxiety and depression
  • Increases caregiver and patient support
  • Assists with end-of-life planning (prepares funeral arrangements, obtains DNR order)
  • Assists with ADLs
  • Regulates medications
  • Covers medications, equipment and supplies related to the terminal diagnosis
  • Enhances quality of life
  • Anticipates needs
  • Assesses pain
  • Controls symptoms
  • Communicates with family and patient regarding patient's condition
  • Educates regarding nutrition and hydration issues
  • Helps define patient and family goals
  • Offers spiritual support
  • Offers hospice physician consultation
  • Offers crisis care
  • Attends and pronounces deaths
  • Provides 13 months of bereavement care
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14 Parkstone Circle | North Little Rock, AR 72116
(501) 748-3333 or Toll Free (877) 713-2348
contactus@arkansashospice.org
Arkanas Hospice Arkanas Hospice Registered 501(c)(3). EIN: 71-0846826