Allied Services Hospice Center

Inpatient Hospice Facility in Scranton

Allied Services Hospice Center takes hospice care above and beyond. It redefines expectations by offering exemplary end-of-life care in a space where love, family, and community can come together. Our goal is to relieve suffering, enhance comfort and support quality of life in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.

The new inpatient Hospice Center blends the comforts of home with the highest level of care. It is designed for patients who may need more care than can be managed at home. Patients will receive round-the-clock support that honors their personal care requests. Our team of experienced, trusted professionals share a philosophy of caring that focuses on the unique physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the individual.

Allied Services Hospice Center is designed with patients and families in mind. Families can spend time with their loved ones 24 hours a day. The facility offers both private and family areas, spaces for comfort and reflection.

Features of the Allied Services Hospice Center include:

  • 8 private rooms with family sleeping areas
  • 24-hour care in a home-like setting
  • Team of highly trained hospice nurses and physicians
  • Spiritual and social work support staff
  • Kitchen, dining room, and lounge areas that support family time
  • Welcoming spaces for reflection including a meditation room, porches, and gardens
  • Pet visits welcomed

Hospice Center Services

The Hospice Center offers 24-hour medical care and emotional and spiritual support for patients and their family. The level and type of care provided in the inpatient hospice setting is specially designed for hospice patients who need assistance in managing acute pain and other symptoms caused by their illness.

The Hospice Center may be right when:

  • Pain or other symptoms are acute or can no longer be managed in the current living environment.
  • There is a need for significant medication or dosage changes that require frequent monitoring.
  • Patients are transitioning from the hospital to another environment and require short-term stabilization and education about the illness and care needs.
  • There is a family caregiver emergency that creates an unsafe environment in the home.

Care is provided by a team of highly trained, experienced, and caring hospice professionals focused on the patient’s comfort, dignity, and emotional well-being. Each patient’s personalized plan will be managed and carried out by our hospice professionals, but you and your family will always direct your care. Members of the interdisciplinary team will ensure that your personal preferences are communicated and honored. All patients in the Hospice Center receive:

  • Expert pain and symptom management.
  • Medication management.
  • Nursing care, personal care, emotional and spiritual care.
  • Physician visits and specialized medical care as needed.
  • Information and about the progression of their illness.

If you believe your loved one can benefit from hospice services, call 570-341-4320 to speak with our staff.

Volunteer Opportunities

Allied Services Hospice volunteers are a diverse group of dedicated individuals committed to providing a variety of services to both patients and their families. With compassion and respect, Hospice volunteers play a vital role within the Hospice team – visiting patients and/or their families, supporting their caregivers or assisting in the Hospice office.

Become a volunteer today:

  • Patient Care Volunteers provide companionship to patients & respite for their caregivers. They offer a warm presence, a listening ear, an open mind and a loving heart to those in our care
  • Vigil Volunteers are available upon request to provide a supportive presence to patients and their families during a patient’s final journey.
  • Administrative Volunteers provide office and clerical support to the Hospice team members.
  • Bereavement Support Volunteers provide a caring presence either by phone or in person to support individuals during their grief journey.

When you commit to becoming a Hospice volunteer, you will be provided with a detailed orientation to our Hospice program and also explore both your personal responses and reactions to death and dying in addition to learning the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual aspects of caring for a patient with an end-stage illness. You can commit as much or as little of your time as you desire as an Allied Services Hospice. Volunteers require an application with reference checks, a Criminal Background check, and a 2 step TB.

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