GIVING TUESDAY

  


The Foundation at Murray-Calloway County Hospital has launched a campaign to support the Ana Mae Owen Residential Hospice House. This beautiful facility opened in November of 2016 and provides end-of-life care for terminally ill patients as well as emotional and spiritual support for their families.

Services include:  

  •  Related medications, equipment, medical supplies, medical equipment, oxygen, or any other form of supplies needed to care for the patient and provide comfort or alleviate distressing symptoms. 
     
  •  Emotional and spiritual support.
     
  •  Education for patients, families and caregivers about the terminal illness and caring for a loved one at home.
     
  •  24-hr access to hospice nurses 
     

Grief support with trained grief counselors.



  •  Volunteer support to run errands, sit with patients, act as companion for the patient, read to the patient, play cards or other board games with the patient and countless other tasks too numerous and varied to list. 
     
  •  Minor homemaking services 
     


Hospice aide services to help with bathing, dressing, changing linen on bed and other ADL assistance.





Community resources from a trained medical social worker.
     
  •  Physician's care for symptoms that are causing distress, requiring a medication change.  The Hospice Medical Director is available 24-hours when needed. Hospice staff also work with the patient's attending MD when available. 






Physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapies are also available.
     


Patients receive no bill for in-home Hospice Care


As a part of the "Giving Tuesday" movement, please consider donating to help support the daily operational expenses of this facility.