Our care complements your own

Health care providers are invaluable team members in the care of Community Hospice & Palliative Care patients. As trusted advisers, you’re often the first to discuss advanced care options or advance care planning with your patients and their loved ones. When they have questions and you need answers, we’re here for you with the information, education and professional guidance you expect from your partner in caring.

Comfort is peace of mind and relief from suffering 

For patients in your care who live with advanced illness, you can still offer hope for a better quality of life when you partner with Community Hospice & Palliative Care to give them the high-quality, supportive care they deserve.

We recognize the longstanding relationships many providers have with their patients, relationships that can span decades. We value those strong ties and strive to involve you in your patients’ ongoing care, however you wish to remain involved.

Our care teams offer you updates based on your preferences, coordinate care with specialist and consulting providers, and respond to patient situations around the clock, offering you greater peace of mind.

 

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Answers to Your Questions

The decision to accept hospice care is not giving up hope. It’s a decision to pursue the best possible quality of life. We outline some frequently asked questions below.

Tools & Resources for Providers

Along with hospice care, we support patients and families throughout the continuum of care with services that meet them where they are.
  • Caregiver Support

    Caregiver Support

    The Caregiver Coalition of Northeast Florida, a program of Community Hospice & Palliative Care, is an alliance of area nonprofit organizations that supports strong family caregiving on the First Coast. The Coalition hosts conferences, publishes a quarterly newsletter and website. Best of all, its programs are free and open to all caregivers in any caring situation. Visit MyCaregiverConnection.org to learn more.

  • Advance Care Planning

    Advance Care Planning

    Help your patients discuss, decide and document their wishes through Honoring Choices® Florida, a community-wide advance care planning initiative led by Community Hospice & Palliative Care. We provide free planning documents, trained facilitators and community education to help Northeast Florida residents make the decisions that matter most, before a health crisis strikes. Visit HonoringChoicesFL.com to learn more.

  • Palliative Care

    Palliative Care

    Established in 2010, our hospital-based palliative consultative service, Community Palliative Care, helps relieve the pain, symptoms and stress of any serious illness. Our team also helps patients and families make important future care decisions and establish goals of care. Call 904.407.7700 for consult or education requests.

  • Community Care Choices

    Community Care Choices

    In 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Innovation Center selected Community Hospice & Palliative Care as one of 140 hospice providers nationwide to participate in the Medicare Care Choices Model. This new option allows Medicare beneficiaries to receive select hospice services while continuing to pursue curative treatments for their life-limiting illness.

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Community Hospice & Palliative Care Foundation generates philanthropic and community support for patient care services, family needs and community programs.

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Get to Know Us

Community Hospice & Palliative Care is here for you, committed to helping you live better with advanced illness. Please click here to contact us or call 904.268.5200 or 800.274.6614 toll-free.

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