Of the 115,000 persons involved in hospice care in America, some 95,000 are volunteers. Each year volunteers give more than 5 million hours to helping dying persons and their families.

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What Sets Hospice of Natchitoches apart from other hospice and home health agencies?

As more and more programs come onto the scene, competing for patients and name recognition, it becomes ever more important to point out that not all hospices are the same and to emphasize the special features that make Hospice of Natchitoches stand out from the rest. Here are just a few of those distinctive points to keep in mind:

  • Commitment...founded in 2000, Hospice of Natchitoches has the longest record of continuous service of any hospice organization in our area.
  • Professionalism...Certified RN’s, Hospice Physicians, Licensed professional social workers, Chaplains, and Louisiana’s only hospice music therapist.
  • Physician Involvement…physician on staff  who visit patients in their homes along with Nurse Practitioners ...the largest hospice medical staff in our area. Physicians are available to staff 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Community Service...Hospice of Natchitoches, Inc. has never turned any eligible patient away because of inability to pay for services.
  • Distinction... Truly locally owned and locally operated serving Central Louisiana patients and families for over 10 years.
  • Innovative Programs...Hospice of Natchitoches is the only hospice in our area providing music ministry.  Such therapy has been shown to aid patients in reducing pain and anxiety.
  • Community Programs… Hospice of Natchitoches provides community educational programs relating to end of life care and planning.
  • Physician Recommended… Hospice of Natchitoches has been overwhelming voted the hospice of choice in Natchitoches and Sabine Parish.