To enhance the quality of life for both patient and family when quantity of life cannot be extended. When a patient has been told that they have a terminal
illness and curative treatment is no longer an option, a feeling of helplessness and hopelessness often threatens the family as well as the patient.
Fayette County Health Department’s (FCHD) Hospice is committed to easing these burdens by addressing the individual physical, psychological and
The patient enjoys the highest level of comfort possible through a program of supportive, palliative care, thus enabling the whole family to make the
most of whatever time is left. Emotional support for patient and family makes the process of grieving much more tolerable. Providing as much comfort
as possible will enhance the quality of time a patient has left. FCHD Hospice offers choices and control over what happens to the family unit during this
dying and bereavement journey.