Wesley Hospice


Hospice is care that focuses on medical and personal comfort for individuals in the last months, weeks or days of life. We believe that every moment matters and strive to make the most of each day. At Wesley Hospice we believe in providing compassionate care.

Our hospice team recognizes and appreciates each individual’s beliefs and traditions and offers needed assistance and support. Our team develops an individualized comprehensive care program design to meet the physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs of our patients.

OUR MISSION

We strive to make the most of each day by providing compassion and support for our patients and their loved ones, wherever they call home.

Hospice is:

  • A healthcare team for support
  • Quality and dignity of life
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Comfort care
  • Bereavement support

The mission of Wesley Hospice is to strive to make the most of each day by providing compassion and support for our patients and their loved ones, wherever they call home.

We provide care in these central Ohio communities including Bexley, Columbus, Dublin, Gahanna, New Albany, Pataskala, Pickerington, Reynoldsburg, Westerville, Worthington,  and Delaware, to name a few.

We also provide hospice care in Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Pickaway, and Union counties. Wesley Hospice offers a wide range of care and services to our patients and their families.  Services include:

  • Medical equipment, supplies and comfort medications
  • 24/7 access to the Hospice Team
  • Home visits by the Hospice nurse
  • Hospice aide visits to assist with personal care
  • Pain and symptom management
  • Counseling and spiritual support for patient and caregivers
  • Grief support and bereavement services
  • Volunteer services which may include hair services, pet and music therapies, massage therapy and caregiver relief
  • Four Levels of care:  Routine Home Care, Crisis Care, General In Patient, and Respite Care
  • Hearts for Hospice:  Aims to provide patients last wish
  • Complimentary 13 month Bereavement membership with Wesley At Home

ELIGIBILITY:

The patient’s physician and the hospice medical director must certify that the patient has a life expectancy of six months or less, if the disease progression were to run its normal course.

WHO PAYS:

Hospice is covered 100% by Medicare and Medicaid and is a benefit of most private insurances.

WHERE IS CARE PROVIDED:

Hospice comes to wherever you call home.  This includes a family residence, an assisted living facility, a nursing home, an inpatient unit or a hospital.

WHEN SHOULD YOU CALL:

It’s time to call Wesley Hospice for care when your loved one experiences an advancement in a life limiting illness which may include:

  • An increase in pain, nausea and/or breathing distress
  • Repeated hospitalizations or trips to the emergency room
  • Failure to “bounce back” after medical setbacks
  • Decrease in function requiring assistance for walking, eating, bathing, dressing and/or going to the bathroom
  • Decrease in alertness
  • Significant decrease in appetite and weight loss

Services

  • Medication Reminders
  • Therapy towards Rehab

Funding Sources

  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Private Funds
  • Private Health Insurance