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Hospice House – Bristol

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280 Steeles Road
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 844-5252
36.5815373
-82.25880960000001

 

The first freestanding hospice facility in Tennessee, Ballad Health’s Hospice House is an 8-bed, private-room facility.

Our hospice team provides skilled care around the clock for patients facing a life-limiting disease or condition.

Care for end-stage illnesses

The facility offers inpatient care in a comfortable setting for those with end-stage illnesses.

Patients can be admitted to the Hospice House for acute management of symptoms or for the final days of life.

Respite care

Patients can also be admitted for respite care. Respite is a level of care that provides relief for weary caregivers.

Services at the Hospice House

Our hospice services include:

  • Thorough assessments – to help manage pain and control symptoms
  • Skilled nursing – with regular scheduled visits and 24-hour on-call availability
  • Counseling services – including emotional and spiritual support
  • Arrangements for medical equipment and supplies
  • Home health aide services – including assistance with personal care
  • Social work services – such as helping coordinate community agencies, resources and support systems for patient and family needs and providing assistance with resolution-of-life issues and end-of-life preparations
  • Volunteer services – such as light housekeeping, transportation, caregiver relief, grocery shopping and errands
  • Twelve months bereavement follow-up for families – free of charge

A holistic, team approach to hospice care

Hospice focuses on relieving symptoms and giving patients the chance to remain comfortable and enjoy life in their final days or months.

All hospice care at Ballad Health includes:

  • Emotional and spiritual support
  • Medical supplies and equipment
  • Medications for symptom control and pain relief
  • Physician support
  • Physical care

The Hospice House team

Hospice care is provided through a skilled and compassionate team that includes:

  • Physicians
  • Registered nurses
  • Licensed practical nurses
  • Certified nursing assistants
  • Chaplains
  • Counselors
  • Social workers
  • Volunteers

About the facility

The Hospice House is located near Bristol Regional Medical Center. It features beautiful décor and all the amenities of home.

Every patient room is private and opens to a private patio.

Hospice House features:

  • A great room
  • Chapel
  • Family kitchen and dining room
  • Areas for privacy and quiet meditation

Visitation

The hospice house is open to family and friends 24 hours a day.

They are welcome to spend the night if they desire.

Where can I learn more?

Please call (423) 844-5252 to learn more about the Hospice House in Bristol.

Or find out more about Ballad Health’s hospice services here.

 

What's New

Friday, May 17, 2019

Ballad Health unveils renovated Bristol Surgery Center, offering care for a variety of outpatient surgical needs

Bristol Surgery Center features four operating rooms and one minor procedure room, ample parking and comfortable waiting areas. Renovations also included new flooring, doors, ceilings, furniture and artwork, as well as upgrades to its HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems.  ... read more about Ballad Health unveils renovated Bristol Surgery Center, offering care for a variety of outpatient surgical needs.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Inaugural Unicoi County Hospital junior board of directors helps community tell stories through time capsule

Today, a special time capsule – created by the hospital’s inaugural junior board of directors – was sealed and will be placed inside the hospital for the next 25 years. The junior board is comprised of students from Unicoi County Middle School. Its members range from sixth through eighth grade ... read more about Inaugural Unicoi County Hospital junior board of directors helps community tell stories through time capsule.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Ballad Health reports nine-month results: Strong financial performance, capital investment and major regional collaboration

Ballad Health has facilitated what may be the nation’s largest Accountable Care Community ACC, spanning two states. The ACC reflects involvement from more than 200 local community organizations, churches, businesses and not-for-profits ... read more about Ballad Health reports nine-month results: Strong financial performance, capital investment and major regional collaboration .

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What's New

Friday, May 17, 2019

Ballad Health unveils renovated Bristol Surgery Center, offering care for a variety of outpatient surgical needs

Bristol Surgery Center features four operating rooms and one minor procedure room, ample parking and comfortable waiting areas. Renovations also included new flooring, doors, ceilings, furniture and artwork, as well as upgrades to its HVAC, electrical and plumbing systems.  ... read more about Ballad Health unveils renovated Bristol Surgery Center, offering care for a variety of outpatient surgical needs.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Inaugural Unicoi County Hospital junior board of directors helps community tell stories through time capsule

Today, a special time capsule – created by the hospital’s inaugural junior board of directors – was sealed and will be placed inside the hospital for the next 25 years. The junior board is comprised of students from Unicoi County Middle School. Its members range from sixth through eighth grade ... read more about Inaugural Unicoi County Hospital junior board of directors helps community tell stories through time capsule.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Ballad Health reports nine-month results: Strong financial performance, capital investment and major regional collaboration

Ballad Health has facilitated what may be the nation’s largest Accountable Care Community ACC, spanning two states. The ACC reflects involvement from more than 200 local community organizations, churches, businesses and not-for-profits ... read more about Ballad Health reports nine-month results: Strong financial performance, capital investment and major regional collaboration .