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Hospice of Washington County Continues Services While Putting into Place Measures to Protect Patients and Staff

Hospice of Washington County (HWC) is committed to delivering quality end of life services to the community, while simultaneously monitoring the latest official health recommendations and putting into place the correct measures to protect patients and staff. Effective Wednesday, March 18, the administrative offices of HWC at 747 Northern Ave. will not be open to visitors and will be operated by essential staff. Employees of HWC will work remotely.

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Hospice Care Focuses on Quality of Life

No one knows when the final season of life will occur, but they can count on Hospice of Washington County to make each day the best that it can be. We offer expert medical and personal care, as well as emotional and spiritual support expressly tailored to our patients' specific needs and wishes. Education and support are provided each step of the way for the patient's caregivers, family and friends as well.

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Q1 2020 Newsletter is Now Available!

Hospice of Washington County's 2020 1st Quarter Newsletter is now available! Click here to view

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Have a Heart for Hospice Radiothon

WJEJ Radio 1240 and Lou Scally will be back at Hospice of Washington County’s (HWC) office at 747 Northern Avenue on Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for the 7th Annual “Have A Heart for Hospice” Radio-Thon. The proceeds will support the Doey’s House Ventilator Patient Oxygen Support Service Project. The number to call is 301-791-6927.

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Schmankerl Stube Expands and Helps Community

Schmankerl Stube Expands and Helps Community  

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Volunteers Needed in 2020!

Have you ever considered becoming a Hospice of Washington County Volunteer? Make a difference by offering invaluable companionship and support!  Join one of our upcoming Volunteer Training Sessions in 2020! Hospice of Washington County is seeking reliable, compassionate volunteers to make visits to our terminally ill patients and families in their homes or nursing facilities.  Hospice of Washington County, Inc. volunteers are key members of the interdisciplinary team. Volunteers are needed for:

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Lights for Love & Memory Walk

Thank you to Conservit, Inc. and First Energy Foundation is a sponsor of this event.

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HWC's 4th Quarter Newsletter Is Now Available

Hospice of Washington County's 4th Quarter newsletter is availabe for reading here!   Digital 4th Quarter Newsletter

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Celebrations: Celebrity Waiter Gala

ANOTHER COURSE FOR CELEBRATIONS   Hospice of Washington County (HWC) put the “fun” in fundraiser last year with the inaugural new unique event entitled Celebrations, and it was so successful we have decided to make it an annual event. The feature of the festivities is a Celebrity Waiter Gala and Auction. Celebrations is really 20 to 30 dinner parties occurring within the larger event. Guests treat themselves to a tasty dinner as they socialize with old friends and make new ones.  

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DoveTales: Bereavement Camp for Children

Bereavement Camp for Children slated for Oct. 12, 2019   Love, Laughter and Leisure are the basic needs of all children, especially those who have experienced the death of a loved one.  Hospice of Washington County’s DoveTales is a camp experience designed to pair children who are grieving with adults who can offer support and guidance. The adult volunteer acts as a “Big Buddy”, providing individual attention to the child for the entire camp experience. All camp volunteers are specially...

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