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Hospice

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Oswego County Hospice offers a comprehensive program of home care for terminally ill persons who are no longer receiving aggressive or curative medical care. The goals of Hospice are to promote optimum comfort and a personal sense of control with a focus on the quality of life. The hospice program also offers an opportunity for personal and spiritual healing. Oswego County Hospice honors each individual´s belief system.

Hospice care can help when you...

  • Would rather remain at home throughout the duration of your terminal illness
  • Want your medical treatment to focus on comfort
  • Need to keep pain or other physical symptoms under control
  • Need assistance with personal care and grooming
  • Want support for yourself and significant persons in your life
  • Need the availability of professional support and guidance, day or night
  • Would like professional support to assist you in coordinating needed services


Hospice offers the following services...

  • Registered Nurse visits
  • Bereavement counseling
  • Pastoral visits
  • Home Health Aide visits
  • Social work activities
  • Volunteer services
  • Equipment, supplies, and covered medications
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapy
  • 24-hour RN on-call for consultation

Hospice offers the following services to loved ones...
  • Follow-up contact by letter, phone, or visit during the first year after the death of their loved one
  • Personal counseling and support groups
  • Availability of Hospice staff by phone
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Memorial Service

Contact Us

Phone: 315-349-8259

Fax: 315-349-8269

Hospice and Palliative Care Association of New York State

The Friends of Oswego County Hospice is a not for profit organization committed to supporting Oswego County Hospice in assisting terminally ill patients and their families. Money raised by the Friends of Oswego County Hospice provides resources and supplies to patients and their families, maintains the Hospice volunteer program and funds Camp Rainbow of Hope.


Friends of Oswego County Hospice assist with...
  • Patient and Family Support: Provides financial resources to cover expenses such as rent, phone, utilities and care giving.
  • Bereavement Support: Extra support to loved ones left behind.
  • Camp Rainbow of Hope: Free residential camp for children 8-12 who have experienced the loss of a loved one.
  • Public Awareness: Helps to educate the public about hospice services. Learn More