An important goal of our hospice is to provide
support for patients and families toward a peaceful life closure.
As we know, there are tasks of living and everyday life, but there
are also tasks of dying.
Tasks of living and dying include the following:
Finding Meaning in Life
End of life work includes some important
To Forgive - “I forgive
To be forgiven - “Please forgive
Express gratitude - “Thank
To express love - “I love
Leave taking - “Good
The Spiritual Counselor at Hospice is available for
visits and to provide help and support with your spiritual
needs. During the
period of the patient’s illness, you may want to talk about faith
concerns or spiritual issues.
Hospice has a Pastoral relationship with the Faith
Community that includes spiritual members from many denominations,
backgrounds and traditions.
There is always someone to care for you on a spiritual
level. If you are
already getting care from your own church, mosque or synagogue,
the Hospice Spiritual Counselor will not interfere. If your
spiritual leader is not aware of your family situation, our
Spiritual Counselor will let them know about it. We will always consult
with you first. If you do not belong to any faith based
organization, our Spiritual Counselor will be happy to minister to
We understand that this is a time of questioning
life and intense feelings. The Hospice Spiritual Counselor is
available to offer support and respect your religious and/or faith