One common myth about hospice care is that it is only for the elderly. Arkansas Hospice actually cares for patients of all ages, including children. As the only hospice provider in the state with a team of experienced medical, grief and support professionals dedicated specifically to pediatric care, Arkansas Hospice provides an additional layer of supportive care for pediatric patients, parents and families.
Utilizing Arkansas Hospice support services does not mean giving up hope. For families of seriously ill children ages 20 and younger, Arkansas Hospice offers an option called concurrent care. This allows families of pediatric patients to continue pursuing a cure, while also receiving the benefits and comforts of Arkansas Hospice care.
Arkansas Hospice served the state’s first concurrent care patient in 2013 and continues to help seriously ill children and their families gain access to the care and emotional support they need. Arkansas Hospice can help pediatric patients when:
In certain instances, Arkansas Hospice can offer neonatal services.
The Arkansas Hospice Foundation is involved with programs that touch the needs of pediatric patients. You can be a part of that care. CLICK HERE to learn more.
I have nothing but the best things to say about Arkansas Hospice. They were so good to my Dad before he passed away. The love and care, compassion they showed to my dad was priceless. The nurses and CNA’s that took care of my Dad are the best and always be the best.
We are just starting our dad’s final journey and Arkansas Hospice has been a blessing. They’ve taught us so much already and provide as much support and comfort to the family as they do my dad. I’m grateful they’ll be walking this final path with us.
I love Arkansas Hospice. Every single employee has a heart of gold and takes the best care of their patients.
I would not hesitate at all to recommend this provider for anyone who is considering hospice care for themselves or for a loved one.
Arkansas Hospice took care of my Mom before she passed. It was my first experience with any hospice and I was amazed. They took such great care of her. They treated her with dignity and respect until the end.
So many thanks for the way your staff treated my very dear friend, Jeff, as he raced toward the finish line. Words can’t express my gratitude for helping us to care for him and keep him comfortable. Top-notch professionalism and immediate responses to requests for assistance.