Services

The Hospice of Dubuque Care Team combines the skills and compassion of varied professionals and volunteers to enhance end-of-life care. Care is individualized to each patient and family enabling preferences and goals to be honored. Services focus on promoting family control and patient comfort, dignity and quality at the end of life.

  • Expertise in symptom control and pain management
  • Visits by registered nurses and medical social workers
  • Visits with hospice aides to assist with personal care needs
  • Staff on call 24-hours a day, 7-days a week
  • Physician services for the medical direction of the patient's care, provided by the patient's personal physician or the Hospice of Dubuque Medical Director(s)
  • Prescription and select over-the-counter medications related to the terminal diagnosis
  • Medical supplies and equipment (ie, wheelchair, hospital bed, oxygen) which are medically necessary for the management of the terminal illness
  • Spiritual and other counseling for the patient and family
  • Dietary counseling
  • Physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • Massage therapy
  • Music therapy
  • Pharmacy consultation
  • Volunteer support
  • Bereavement services
  • Community education

Patient/Family Bill of Rights

Patient/Family Bill of Rights


Questions?
Please call
(563) 582 1220

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Hospice of Dubuque
1670 JFK Road
Dubuque, IA 52002

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