We provide high-quality hospice care in Homewood, wherever you call home. We’re here for you 24/7, with a strong commitment to quality and patient satisfaction.

Hospice care gives people facing a terminal illness comfort and a better quality of life. Your personalized care plan may include nursing care, pain and symptom management, hospice aides, emotional and spiritual support, and more. We’re also here for your loved ones, offering social work services, respite care and bereavement counseling. Hospice costs are usually 100% covered by Medicare, Medicaid


Hospice visits during the last days of life can greatly impact the experience a patient has when transitioning. Amedisys prides itself on superior “Hospice Visits in Last Days of Life” (HVLDL) scores compared to the national average.


Diversity, equity and inclusion are bedrocks of the Amedisys culture. A better sense of belonging means each of us can bring our best selves to work, which equates to even better care for our patients. Learn more about DEI at Amedisys here:


If you have a loved one dealing with dementia, knowing when to seek help can be tricky. Learn more about what Medicare may be able to cover for dementia patients, and when home health may be a good choice in our blog:


What is a day in the life of a Care Transitions Coordinator like? Follow along as our friend Mary walks through what a typical day looks like for her! Be sure to follow us on Amedisys Careers and our TikTok to see updates on future positions and what a career with Amedisys can mean for you!


Amedisys uses a “Code Green” alert to call the hospice team into action when nearing the end of a patient’s life. We use the skills of the hospice team, combined with technology from Medalogix to activate a Code Green for an increased rotation of visits, tailored to each patient’s specific needs in their final days of life. Learn more about it here:


April is , and at Amedisys we understand the importance of staying active to support physical and mental well-being. Our physical therapy services can help get you moving again after illness or injury, all in the comfort of your home. Read more here:


Our friend Hula paid a visit to St. Mary Medical Center for their patient safety fair to help educate staff on hospice patient safety and learn about therapy dog utilization. Of course, the best part was giving out Hula hugs!


Managing stress is an important part of taking care of your health. According to the American Psychological Association, as much as three quarters of adults report having symptoms of stress. This , be sure to take time to care for yourself, especially if you are caring for someone else too. Read some tips for managing caregiver stress here:


April is ! Thank you to the amazing volunteers whose selfless actions make such a difference in our patients’ lives every day. If you or someone you know might be interested in volunteering with Amedisys, you can apply at:


Congratulations to these winners of the 2023 Spirit of Excellence Awards! These corporate team members demonstrated outstanding service and exemplify all our values. Click here to read more about them:


At Amedisys, we’re committed to being there when patients and their families need us the most. That’s why we have a special protocol to ensure appropriate care and attention during patients’ final days to help them transition peacefully and to bolster those they leave behind. Learn more:


Happy Occupational Therapy Month! Today and every day we thank all the Amedisys occupational therapists who play an essential role in patient care and well-being. Learn the importance of OT in home health in this blog.


This Transgender Day of Visibility, Amedisys is proud to celebrate the strength, resilience and beauty of the transgender community. As a company of caregivers, we strive to create both a patient and employer experience in which everyone can be their authentic selves.


Wishing all who celebrate a Happy Easter! As a reminder, Amedisys is here 365 days a year to support you and your loved ones.


Happy National Doctors' Day! Today and every day, we celebrate the critical role our physician leaders and partners play in caring for our home health, hospice and high-acuity care patients. Their immeasurable contributions are paving the way for better healthcare.


Does your loved one qualify for home health care? Take our quick quiz to find out and start them on their home recovery journey today.


Our most recent MVP Moment goes to Chelsea Woods, LMSW, who went the extra mile for her patient in need to ensure they were able to get into a care facility when their family could no longer care for them on their own. Thank you, Chelsea, for demonstrating our values so clearly while caring for your patients!


Understanding care, how it’s paid for, who it’s for and how it supports family members is made easier in our complete guide to hospice care, available here:


Finding the best agency for your loved one can be challenging and add unnecessary stress during already trying times. This blog shares key information on what to look for when deciding on hospice care:


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Are you wondering if your loved one may need hospice care? Our hospice quiz can tell you whether they may be eligible in just a few short questions. Take the quiz here:


Our Amedisys hospice team in Florence, SC was recognized as the Organization of the Year by the P*e Dee Veterans Association. Join us in congratulating them for all their hard work in earning this award! Amedisys takes pride in caring for our veterans and honoring the sacrifice they have made.


The sooner a patient starts receiving hospice care, the better. Once enrolled, we are available 24/7 to support patients and caregivers through the end-of-life journey. Learn the benefits to starting hospice care early in our blog:


This month we honor and celebrate all of our team members of Irish-American heritage. Happy St. Patrick's Day!

How Jimmy Carter is Dispelling Myths About Hospice 03/15/2024

Former President Jimmy Carter is contributing a lasting legacy to hospice by demonstrating the importance of end-of-life conversations and care. Read more about how his journey is reshaping perceptions surrounding hospice:

How Jimmy Carter is Dispelling Myths About Hospice Discover how Jimmy Carter's personal hospice journey challenges misconceptions about end-of-life care, emphasizing the value of family, comfort and dignity.


A good deed goes a long way. This , we encourage you to spread kindness. Becoming an Amedisys hospice volunteer is a great way to make a difference in the lives of people who need it most. Learn more about volunteering with us:


Treacy is a Physical Therapist at Amedisys and loves getting to build relationships with her patients. Hear how she got where she is in her career and be sure to follow us on TikTok for more videos like this!


Congratulations to these winners of the 2023 Spirit of Excellence Awards! These team members demonstrated outstanding service and exemplified all our values. Click here to read more about them:


Happy National Healthcare HR Week! Today, we're giving a huge thank you to our amazing human resources team (aka People Team). You go above and beyond in helping our family of Amedisys caregivers grow and thrive!

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