The Hospice Care Team

Members of the EvergreenHealth Hospice Care team have one goal - to bring compassionate care and comfort to those facing a life-limiting illness.

They each have special expertise in the management of physical, emotional and spiritual needs that arise during end-of-life care. 

The Hospice Care team includes:

  • Medical directors consult with the patients’ primary physician
  • Registered nurses provide medical comfort care
  • Social workers provide counseling and access to resources
  • Certified nursing assistants offer personal care
  • Pharmacists consult on medication management
  • Trained volunteers offer companionship for patients and respite for loved ones
  • Chaplains provide spiritual support
  • Bereavement services for 13 months following the loss of a loved one  See bereavement programs