Working beside you throughout a serious illness.
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When your loved one is coping with a serious illness, the challenges can be great and long-lasting. During this journey, the experienced team from Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care wants to be beside you. Providing expert care. Delivering emotional and spiritual support. Helping your loved one experience comfort and a higher quality of life wherever they call home. Explore this website to discover all the ways we can help. We’re ready to serve beside you at every turn.
Hospice care in Chautauqua County was founded by volunteers and they remain an important part of our care team to this day. Trained volunteers provide valuable assistance, support and companionship in our hospice care program. Our volunteers are people of all ages and backgrounds who share an extraordinary capacity to empathize with and attend to the needs of others. We’re always looking for volunteers.
What is palliative care?
Palliative care is comfort care intended to keep patients comfortable, in control and out of the hospital. Unlike hospice care, palliative care is appropriate for individuals who are pursuing curative treatment. In this video our medical director, Dr. Thomas Putnam, and three of our patients share their insights with our community-based palliative care program to help you understand if it might be right for you.
This year's butterfly art was created by Gracie Johnson, grade 9, Forestville High School. We invite all residents of Chautauqua County whose loved one or friend has passed away to join us for our annual Service of Remembrance and Memorial Butterfly Release. In recognition of the need to maintain social distance, this year’s event will...Find out more »