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Atrium Health provides compassionate and high-quality hospice and palliative care, with the goal of easing difficulties present at the last stages of terminal illnesses or with advanced illnesses.

Our skilled team of doctors, therapists, nurses, chaplains and social workers helps to improve quality of life – all while offering support and comfort to both patients and their family members.

What’s the difference between hospice care and palliative care?

Hospice care is primarily end of life care, with the goal of easing the difficulties of the last stages of terminal illnesses.

Palliative care is designed to give comfort and peace of mind to patients and their families in difficult stages of their advanced illness.

Hospice care includes:
  • Skilled nursing services
  • 24 hour-a-day on-call registered nurse
  • Bathing and personal care assistance
  • Coordination of care plan
  • Caregiver support
  • Review and assistance with medication and equipment (related to diagnosis)
  • Grief support
  • Spiritual care services
  • Volunteer visits to provide companionship and support
  • Psycho-social and counseling support
Palliative care includes:
  • Relief from pain, discomfort and distress
  • Expert treatment of symptoms associated with cancer or cancer treatment
  • Assistance in coordination of care across multiple disciplines or services
  • Counseling
  • Coping strategies for caregivers

Hospice and Palliative Care Locations

Learn more about each of our locations, including services offered, by selecting a location below.

Frequently asked questions


We Honor Veterans

The We Honor Veterans program is a pioneering program of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Our Veteran-to-Veteran Volunteer Program pairs recruited veteran volunteers with hospice patients who have been identified as veterans.

Speaker's Bureau

Education about hospice care and end-of-life issues is an important part of our service to the community.

Educational programs are available without charge to churches, schools, businesses and civic organizations.

To request a speaker, please call 704-935-9434 or visit us here.

Wings to Soar

Wings to Soar is a day camp held each summer that can help your child or teen deal with the death of a loved one.

We provide resources to help children and teens through the grieving process. By allowing them to interact with their peer group who have experienced a loss, they find strength in this shared experience.