Focused on Your Comfort and Care
Experience comfort-first care while surrounded by your friends and family at Sanford Hospice. We offer care that focuses on your dignity and well-being. Our services include emotional support, counseling, pain relief, symptom management and more.
If you’re struggling with a life-threatening or terminal illness, find peace and comfort at home or at one of our facilities. Our specialists will help you achieve your best quality of life.
Our Hospice Services
Get compassionate care from specialists who will cater to your unique needs. You can get hospice care from your home, in assisted living facilities or at long-term care. Talk with your physician and family to decide where you’d like to receive care.
Sanford Health offers these services:
- Pain management from palliative care physicians
- Help with daily challenges
- Full-spectrum end-of-life care
- Respite care
- Bereavement and grief counseling for friends and family
- Pediatric hospice services
Our team includes nurses, religious care providers, pharmacists, trained volunteers and social workers. You’ll work with different specialists according to your needs and receive emotional, social and spiritual support from our specialists.
Ava’s House in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, offers 24/7 care and support to patients and their families. The facility has 16 adult and four pediatric patient suites.
We offer palliative care services and unique therapeutic options in a home-like environment. Our facility encourages family and friends to spend as much time as possible with patients. Each adult suite has an adjacent family room with a sleeper sofa where a loved one can spend the night free of charge.
Volunteer with Us
Sanford Health has volunteer opportunities available at Ava’s House, Sanford Hospice Cottages, long-term care facilities and in-home care. If you’re looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity, we have a position for you.
Our volunteers work behind the scenes, offer companionship to patients, perform administrative tasks and give respite to full-time caregivers. Certified or licensed volunteers are welcome to provide their services. We have volunteers that offer pet therapy, haircuts or styling, massages and more.
Share your time and help provide peace and support to those in need. Email us to find opportunities in your area.
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Thu 12/01/22 8:00 AM - Thu 12/01/22 12:00 PM
Sanford USD Medical Center Meeting Room A
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