Features and Benefits
Chaplains provide spiritual and emotional support to patients and families regardless of religious affiliation.
Our talented music minister creates a lively and joyous atmosphere with flute and piano music, singing and gentle activity for patients.
Pets are known to be great sources of companionship and comfort for the ill. Our program volunteers provide visits with certified pets.
Available for patients needing medical massage.
Volunteers make and deliver teddy bears, quilts, leg warmers and other items to patients and families. Volunteers also provide companionship and short respite visits for family members to run errands or keep appointments as needed when available.
A one hour professional voice recording of a loved one’s life story and memories, preserved on disc for family members to enjoy for years to come.
“We wanted to capture the story of Mom’s life and preserve her loving voice for the family to cherish. Hospice of Southwest Ohio interviewed and professionally recorded Mom’s story – in her own voice – and provided CDs for us to enjoy and share with family members. For us, it was the perfect way to capture the story of a lifetime that could be shared and enjoyed from generation to generation.”
Licensed social workers help connect families and caregivers with needed support and community resources.
A program in which Hospice of Southwest Ohio’s team members and volunteers assist in creating a special experience with unforgettable memories.
Examples might include:
Spa Day – Relax and enjoy pampering at the spa. Choose treatments including massage, facial, aromatherapy, hand and foot, healing touch relaxing and soothing to the mind, body and spirit.
Game Day – Attend the Reds, Bengals, or a sporting event you choose.
A Night on the Town – Choose your favorite restaurant. Grab that special someone and enjoy dinner at your favorite place to dine.
The Arts – Attend a favorite musical event, museum, theatre, play, opera or event of your choice.
Cruise the Ohio River – Watch the beautiful scenery along the banks of the Ohio River on a sightseeing riverboat leaving from the Cincinnati dock. Enjoy sightseeing and/or dining on a chartered cruise.
A Las Vegas Experience – Enjoy the entertainment, buffet and the action of a casino under the bright lights in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.
Make a Memory with Hospice of Southwest Ohio An Outdoor Experience – Spend time relaxing while fishing or enjoying nature with an outdoor activity of your choice. Picnic lunch/dinner provided.
Hollywood Production – Lights. Camera. Action. Choose a movie either at a movie theatre or in the comfort of your home. We’ll even provide the popcorn, and dinner too!
Unforgettable Moments – Is there a special day on the horizon–an anniversary, grandchild’s birthday, or special upcoming event? Let us help make the day magical and unforgettable.
Create Your Own Memory – Our priority is to make a memorable experience for you and your loved one with the understanding that there may be limitations on what we can provide.
There are times we may not be able to be present with a family member during those last months, weeks, days and possibly hours prior to passing away. Other times may include special events in a family member’s life, a holiday party or a funeral that they are unable to attend. That is when Vgo comes to life. Hospice of Southwest Ohio can place Vgo at your family member’s bedside, special gathering or funeral when you cannot be there in person. All that is needed is a laptop or desktop computer with camera, sound and internet connection. You can move Vgo anywhere in the room you are visiting. Conversations can be held with everyone in the room. If you cannot be there, having Vgo available to visit can be the next best thing.
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