Big Bend Hospice, Hospice Community and Inpatient Care

Address

1723 Mahan Center Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32308-5428

(850) 878-5310

http://www.bigbendhospice.org

AKA:

Hospice of the Big Bend

Description:

*Care for individuals with life limiting illness; comfort to families and emotional support to anyone experiencing or who has experienced death of a loved one
*Care for patient and family as a unit; psychological, spiritual, and practical support to family and patient
*Medical care to keep patient at home and help to live fully and comfortably; instruction to family on care of patient
*Pain and symptom management
*Grief support program open to community; support program for children and teens
*Music therapy
*Inpatient medical care provided in Hospice House
*Trained volunteers provide respite care, companionship, transportation to medical appointments, errands, household chores or reading to client
*Early planning for end of life care with certified health care facilitators that allows a person to make decisions before needed
*Volunteer support

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

June 4, 2019

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

1723 Mahan Center Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32308-5428

Mailing

1723 Mahan Center Blvd
Tallahassee, FL 32308-5428

Contacts

Phone Numbers

1. Main Number

(850) 878-5310

2. Toll-Free

(800) 772-5862

Advance Medical Directives

Description

*Care for individuals with life limiting illness; comfort to families and emotional support to anyone experiencing or who has experienced death of a loved one *Care for patient and family as a unit; psychological, spiritual, and practical support to family and patient *Medical care to keep patient at home and help to live fully and comfortably; instruction to family on care of patient *Pain and symptom management *Grief support program open to community; support program for children and teens *Music therapy *Inpatient medical care provided in Hospice House *Trained volunteers provide respite care, companionship, transportation to medical appointments, errands, household chores or reading to client *Early planning for end of life care with certified health care facilitators that allows a person to make decisions before needed *Volunteer support

Hours

8am-5pm, M-F, Administrative; On call 24/7 for patients

Required Documents

Call

Eligibility

Anyone of any age who is terminally ill, or has any disease or condition with a limited life expectancy

Fees

Services provided regardless of ability to pay; sliding-scale is available; Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance accepted, all to be discussed with counselor

Intake Procedure

Must be approved by a patient's physician for medical services

Languages

English, Interpreters for other languages are available

Service Area

Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Florida
    • Franklin County
      • Gadsden County
        • Jefferson County
          • Leon County
            • Liberty County
              • Madison County
                • Taylor County
                  • Wakulla County
                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FT-2700.0500) and related services within the Service Tree.
                  Bereavement Counseling

                  Description

                  *Care for individuals with life limiting illness; comfort to families and emotional support to anyone experiencing or who has experienced death of a loved one *Care for patient and family as a unit; psychological, spiritual, and practical support to family and patient *Medical care to keep patient at home and help to live fully and comfortably; instruction to family on care of patient *Pain and symptom management *Grief support program open to community; support program for children and teens *Music therapy *Inpatient medical care provided in Hospice House *Trained volunteers provide respite care, companionship, transportation to medical appointments, errands, household chores or reading to client *Early planning for end of life care with certified health care facilitators that allows a person to make decisions before needed *Volunteer support

                  Hours

                  8am-5pm, M-F, Administrative; On call 24/7 for patients

                  Required Documents

                  Call

                  Eligibility

                  Anyone of any age who is terminally ill, or has any disease or condition with a limited life expectancy

                  Fees

                  Services provided regardless of ability to pay; sliding-scale is available; Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance accepted, all to be discussed with counselor

                  Intake Procedure

                  Must be approved by a patient's physician for medical services

                  Languages

                  English, Interpreters for other languages are available

                  Service Area

                  Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                  Geography Served

                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                  • Florida
                    • Franklin County
                      • Gadsden County
                        • Jefferson County
                          • Leon County
                            • Liberty County
                              • Madison County
                                • Taylor County
                                  • Wakulla County
                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1400.8000-100) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                  General Bereavement Support Groups

                                  Description

                                  *Care for individuals with life limiting illness; comfort to families and emotional support to anyone experiencing or who has experienced death of a loved one *Care for patient and family as a unit; psychological, spiritual, and practical support to family and patient *Medical care to keep patient at home and help to live fully and comfortably; instruction to family on care of patient *Pain and symptom management *Grief support program open to community; support program for children and teens *Music therapy *Inpatient medical care provided in Hospice House *Trained volunteers provide respite care, companionship, transportation to medical appointments, errands, household chores or reading to client *Early planning for end of life care with certified health care facilitators that allows a person to make decisions before needed *Volunteer support

                                  Hours

                                  8am-5pm, M-F, Administrative; On call 24/7 for patients

                                  Required Documents

                                  Call

                                  Eligibility

                                  Anyone of any age who is terminally ill, or has any disease or condition with a limited life expectancy

                                  Fees

                                  Services provided regardless of ability to pay; sliding-scale is available; Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance accepted, all to be discussed with counselor

                                  Intake Procedure

                                  Must be approved by a patient's physician for medical services

                                  Languages

                                  English, Interpreters for other languages are available

                                  Service Area

                                  Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                  Geography Served

                                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                  • Florida
                                    • Franklin County
                                      • Gadsden County
                                        • Jefferson County
                                          • Leon County
                                            • Liberty County
                                              • Madison County
                                                • Taylor County
                                                  • Wakulla County
                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PN-8100.1000-250) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                  Hospice Care

                                                  Description

                                                  *Care for individuals with life limiting illness; comfort to families and emotional support to anyone experiencing or who has experienced death of a loved one *Care for patient and family as a unit; psychological, spiritual, and practical support to family and patient *Medical care to keep patient at home and help to live fully and comfortably; instruction to family on care of patient *Pain and symptom management *Grief support program open to community; support program for children and teens *Music therapy *Inpatient medical care provided in Hospice House *Trained volunteers provide respite care, companionship, transportation to medical appointments, errands, household chores or reading to client *Early planning for end of life care with certified health care facilitators that allows a person to make decisions before needed *Volunteer support

                                                  Hours

                                                  8am-5pm, M-F, Administrative; On call 24/7 for patients

                                                  Required Documents

                                                  Call

                                                  Eligibility

                                                  Anyone of any age who is terminally ill, or has any disease or condition with a limited life expectancy

                                                  Fees

                                                  Services provided regardless of ability to pay; sliding-scale is available; Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance accepted, all to be discussed with counselor

                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                  Must be approved by a patient's physician for medical services

                                                  Languages

                                                  English, Interpreters for other languages are available

                                                  Service Area

                                                  Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                                  Geography Served

                                                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                  • Florida
                                                    • Franklin County
                                                      • Gadsden County
                                                        • Jefferson County
                                                          • Leon County
                                                            • Liberty County
                                                              • Madison County
                                                                • Taylor County
                                                                  • Wakulla County
                                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (LT-3000) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                                  Terminal Illness Counseling

                                                                  Description

                                                                  *Care for individuals with life limiting illness; comfort to families and emotional support to anyone experiencing or who has experienced death of a loved one *Care for patient and family as a unit; psychological, spiritual, and practical support to family and patient *Medical care to keep patient at home and help to live fully and comfortably; instruction to family on care of patient *Pain and symptom management *Grief support program open to community; support program for children and teens *Music therapy *Inpatient medical care provided in Hospice House *Trained volunteers provide respite care, companionship, transportation to medical appointments, errands, household chores or reading to client *Early planning for end of life care with certified health care facilitators that allows a person to make decisions before needed *Volunteer support

                                                                  Hours

                                                                  8am-5pm, M-F, Administrative; On call 24/7 for patients

                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                  Call

                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                  Anyone of any age who is terminally ill, or has any disease or condition with a limited life expectancy

                                                                  Fees

                                                                  Services provided regardless of ability to pay; sliding-scale is available; Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance accepted, all to be discussed with counselor

                                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                                  Must be approved by a patient's physician for medical services

                                                                  Languages

                                                                  English, Interpreters for other languages are available

                                                                  Service Area

                                                                  Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                                                  Geography Served

                                                                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                  • Florida
                                                                    • Franklin County
                                                                      • Gadsden County
                                                                        • Jefferson County
                                                                          • Leon County
                                                                            • Liberty County
                                                                              • Madison County
                                                                                • Taylor County
                                                                                  • Wakulla County
                                                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1400.8000-850) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                                                  Volunteer Opportunities

                                                                                  Description

                                                                                  *Care for individuals with life limiting illness; comfort to families and emotional support to anyone experiencing or who has experienced death of a loved one *Care for patient and family as a unit; psychological, spiritual, and practical support to family and patient *Medical care to keep patient at home and help to live fully and comfortably; instruction to family on care of patient *Pain and symptom management *Grief support program open to community; support program for children and teens *Music therapy *Inpatient medical care provided in Hospice House *Trained volunteers provide respite care, companionship, transportation to medical appointments, errands, household chores or reading to client *Early planning for end of life care with certified health care facilitators that allows a person to make decisions before needed *Volunteer support

                                                                                  Hours

                                                                                  8am-5pm, M-F, Administrative; On call 24/7 for patients

                                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                                  Call

                                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                                  Anyone of any age who is terminally ill, or has any disease or condition with a limited life expectancy

                                                                                  Fees

                                                                                  Services provided regardless of ability to pay; sliding-scale is available; Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance accepted, all to be discussed with counselor

                                                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                                                  Must be approved by a patient's physician for medical services

                                                                                  Languages

                                                                                  English, Interpreters for other languages are available

                                                                                  Service Area

                                                                                  Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                                                                  Geography Served

                                                                                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                  • Florida
                                                                                    • Franklin County
                                                                                      • Gadsden County
                                                                                        • Jefferson County
                                                                                          • Leon County
                                                                                            • Liberty County
                                                                                              • Madison County
                                                                                                • Taylor County
                                                                                                  • Wakulla County
                                                                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PX) and related services within the Service Tree.

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