7th Annual Butterfly Release
Hospice of Carteret County invites you to participate in the Butterfly Release as a special way to remember or honor a loved one. They will be recognized with the reading of their name during the release of a Monarch butterfly in their memory or honor.
The Heart of Hospice
Volunteers play an extremely important role in hospice nationwide. Without them, in fact, most hospices would not be able to carry on their work.
Volunteers provide assistance at all levels of skill. Many are relatives and friends of former hospice patients. To be a hospice volunteer, you will participate in a training program to prepare you to make a difference. Please call (252) 808-6085 to learn more.
Donations to Hospice of Carteret County can be made to Hospice of Carteret County, PO Drawer 1619, Morehead City NC 28557.
Supporting Hospice of Carteret County
You and your friends may want to support Hospice of Carteret County through donations, memorial gifts or bequests. Contributions from individuals and organizations assist in providing important services to our patients and their loved ones. Whether you give a gift of money, time or talent, your gift is caring. Donations to Hospice of Carteret County can be made to Hospice of Carteret County, PO Drawer 1619, Morehead City NC 28557. For more information about supporting Hospice of Carteret County, please contact the Foundation at 252-808-6646 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hospice of Carteret County maintains active membership in the Association for Home and Hospice Care of North Carolina (AHHCNC), the National Association for Home Care (NAHC), and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO).
Accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
Hospice of Carteret County
Hospice of Carteret County provides hope, care and dignity to patients and their families who face life threatening illness.
A division of Carteret General Hospital
Most people do not want to die alone in sterile, impersonal surrounding, hooked up by tubes to machines and cut off from their family and friends and everything thatís familiar. Nor do they want to die in pain.
They would prefer, if possible, to spend their last days at home…alert and free of pain…among the people and things they love.
Hospice of Carteret County is dedicated to making this possible.
Hospice of Carteret County provides…
- Teaching, assistance and support to caregivers
- Nursing Services
- Registered Nurse on call 24 hours day, 7 days a week
- Medical social worker and chaplain for support and counseling
- Physical, occupational and speech therapy services
- Dietary counseling
- Pain and symptom management
- Medical equipment and supplies
- Grief education and counseling
Hospice of Carteret County offers care for those suffering from cancer, Alzheimers, end-stage heart diseases, end-stage respiratory diseases and other life limiting illnesses. We offer a team approach to medical, nursing, social and spiritual care.
Most health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid cover Hospice services. However, Hospice care is based on the patientís need, not the ability to pay. Hospice of Carteret County is the only not-for-profit hospice agency in Carteret County
DO YOU NEED TO BE REFERRED?
A patient does not need to be approved by a physician for a hospice referral. Anyone can call us, at any time. If you prefer, we can speak with your current doctor regarding a specific plan of care. We are happy to visit with your family or friends to answer all of your questions.
Hospice care can begin whenever you feel itís the right time and choice.
Contact Hospice of Carteret County: (252) 808-6085 or email@example.com.