St. Barnabas Hospice offers high quality, compassionate care for end-of-life patients and their families. We are available 24/7 at all of the St. Barnabas campuses, in the privacy of a patient’s home and at other senior care facilities.
The St. Barnabas Hospice staff provides care driven by compassion, meeting not just the physical needs of a patient, but also their emotional and spiritual needs. Our nurses work with an interdisciplinary team to develop a care plan to ensure each patient’s final days are spent in as much comfort as possible, with dignity and peace.
Our services are available in along the Route 8 corridor in northeastern Allegheny County and southern Butler County.
• Nursing care
• Pain management
• Spiritual counseling
• Bereavement support
• Respite care for loved ones
• Homemaker and volunteer services
|Our team includes:
• Certified home health aides
• Social workers
• Spiritual and grief counselors
• Trained volunteers
Spiritual Care and Bereavement Services
Each person on our team is aware of the importance of meeting the spiritual needs of patients and families. Our spiritual care and bereavement counselor frequently visits each patient, contacts local clergy as needed, and is available 24/7. Frequently Asked Questions
The counselor offers support at a dying patient’s bedside, during funeral arrangements, and as needed during the grieving process. Our bereavement services continue to follow family members for 13 months with cards, letters, and brochures to help them along their journey. Family Testimonials
Early referrals ensure the patient and family receive all the services and special care provided by St. Barnabas Hospice. Referrals can come from Physicians and Other Health Care Professionals, Clergy, Patients, Family, Friends, Social Workers, Case Workers, and Health Care Agencies.
To make a referral contact the Hospice Office or call 724-444-5541.
Volunteer for Hospice
Make a difference in the lives of terminally ill patients and their families. Volunteers are needed for services such as friendly visits, light housekeeping, running errands or providing clerical office support. Volunteer Testimonials
Training is free and includes:
For more information contact the Volunteer Coordinator or call 724-444-5541.
Hospice Speaker Series
Our Speaker Series offers selected topics for Men’s and Women’s Church Small Groups, Health and Wellness Ministries, Grief and Bereavement Support Groups, Minutes for Missions and Church Services, and Social and Fraternal Groups.
Available Topics include Hospice and Psalm 23, Hospice: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow, Hospice: Fact and Fiction, What Volunteers Do, and Could Hospice Be Your Ministry? However, presentations can be catered to your needs.
For more information contact the Hospice Office or call 724-444-5541.