Genesis At Home

Welcome to Genesis Hospice

Genesis Hospice exists to provide support and comfort to patients and their families when a cure is no longer possible.

Genesis Hospice serves 11 counties in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois, including services at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo. We provide hospice services in private residences, in local health care facilities, as well as at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, the only residential hospice center in Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois.

How Genesis Hospice Can Help

Genesis Hospice provides experienced, high quality care so that your loved one can remain as independent and comfortable as possible. Genesis Hospice provides medical care in addition to providing emotional and spiritual support.

Care is provided in your own home by a multi-disciplinary team that includes:

  • Your physician
  • Genesis Hospice Medical Director
  • Nurses who are experts in managing discomfort
  • Hospice aides
  • Chaplains
  • Bereavement counselors
  • Dietitians
  • Medical social workers
  • Massage, music, occupational, physical and speech therapists
  • Specially-trained volunteers.

Genesis Hospice also provides complementary therapies such as Reiki and essential oils to assist in managing distressing symptoms that improve and enhance quality of life. The common goal of all services is to provide comfort and an improved quality of life.

Our Philosophy of Care

Genesis Hospice exists to provide support and comfort to patients and their families when a cure is no longer possible.

Genesis offers specialized care for people at the end of life and support for their families that:

  • Treats the physical, emotional and spiritual (holistic) needs.
  • Concentrates on making patients comfortable and free of pain.
  • Emphasizes that the quality of life is as important as the length of life.

Those Eligible for Hospice Care?

Anyone with an advanced illness, a limited time to live, and a physician's consent to provide medical direction on their behalf.

Our Services

Genesis Hospice creates an individual care plan for each patient that can include:

  • Nursing care to assist with physical care, comfort management, and emotional support needs.
  • Home health aides/homemakers to assist with personal care.
  • Spiritual care and support to provide spiritual well-being.
  • Trained volunteers to provide companionship or respite care.
  • Dietary support
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapies to meet individual needs.
  • Medical social workers to provide emotional support and assist with community resources.
  • Coverage of medications, equipment, and supplies related to the terminal illness.
  • Grief support to help the family in coping with grief and loss.
  • On-call services available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Contact Us

For more information about Genesis Hospice, please contact:

563-421-5400

844-5-CARING

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