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Dementia Hospice Care

Julie Bresnahan comforting Michael Hundemer

Precious moments

We care for people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, at any stage of life. For those needing hospice care, we provide a specialized team for patient and caregivers. Round the clock care is available at Gardiner Home, the only inpatient hospice home in the valley designed exclusively to care for dementia patients.

Hospice Program Benefits
For the Patient
  • The hospice team includes: physician, nurse, social worker, nurse's aide, chaplain, and volunteer.
  • We provide all supplies, equipment and medications.
  • We come to the patient’s home, group home, assisted living facility or skilled nursing facility.
  • Our inpatient units treat symptoms requiring 24/7 care.
For Family Members
  • Care is tailored to the each family’s goals of comfort and quality of life.
  • We provide breaks for caregiver relief. Patients can stay up to five days in a skilled nursing facility or hospice palliative care unit.
  • Family members are supported with grief counseling after a death.
Your Home or Gardiner Home

We primarily provide comfort and dignity to people living with dementia in the comfort of their own homes. But patients who need more intensive care can stay at the Valley's only inpatient hospice home located in north central Phoenix. Gardiner Home is staffed with loving caregivers and volunteers, who have special training in dementia care.

Gardiner Home

Hospice care is covered by Medicare and most insurance companies. If it’s too soon for hospice, our Supportive Care for Dementia program may provide you with the support you need.

Need to talk to us right now? We answer the phone 24/7. Call (602) 530-6900.

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Help families without
Medicare or insurance
receive dementia care