• Hospice Care

    End of life care


Turn to the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield for comfort and calm at the end of life. You’ll enjoy peace of mind knowing onsite, round-the-clock care is available from experienced professionals. Whether serving as a final home or place of short-term respite, the hospice house treats your family with comfort, grace and dignity.

Admission
Adults qualify for admission to the SECU Hospice House if they:

  • Have a life expectancy of six months or fewer, verified by two physicians
  • No longer seek treatment to cure their illness
  • Need the level of care requested
  • Do not have tuberculosis

 

Homelike Setting

Your family will feel at ease in our homelike environment, which includes:

  • Spacious, private patient rooms with temperature controls, accessible bathrooms, large windows, TV, and a sleeper sofa for guests
  • Full-service kitchen and large dining room
  • Patio for relaxing and sharing meals
  • Comfortable living room with a fireplace, TV, magazines, and books
  • Children’s play room with toys and games
  • Interfaith chapel and meditation gardens for prayer or quiet reflection
  • Office area with a phone, computer, and printer for guests

 

Visitors
Feel free to visit your loved one at the SECU Hospice House any time of day or night. You’ll need to request entry from 8 p.m. to early morning, when doors are locked. Pets can visit, too, if you provide a note from a veterinarian certifying the animal’s health.

During your visits, enjoy meals and snacks provided by local volunteers.

 

Discharge
Your or a loved one’s condition may improve during a stay at the hospice house. In that case, our care team will help in the transition to another setting, such as a private home or nursing facility.

 

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