Hospice Care

Hospice at Home and in Long-term Care

Ensuring comfort and quality of life, wherever you call home. When the focus shifts to comfort instead of treatment, hospice at home helps the whole family focus on what matters most. Hospice prioritizes quality of life and helps families enjoy their time together in comfort and peace. 

Kansas City Hospice House™

At Kansas City Hospice House™ compassion meets the comfort of home. Here, your family will find caring, expert staff and volunteers who anticipate your needs in a warm, welcoming environment with comfortable spaces and beautiful, expansive surroundings.

NorthCare Hospice House

When a person’s medical needs become too complicated to be managed at home, we’re here to help. Located on the second floor within North Kansas City Hospital, NorthCare Hospice House is a home away from home for your family when facing serious illness.

Palliative Care

Community-Based Palliative Care

A team approach to meeting individual goals for care. Our palliative program provides expert advice and supportive care to people with advanced chronic disease. A customized mix of curative and comfort care evolves to meet needs as illness advances.

Hospital Palliative Care Consult Visits

Kansas City Hospice is proud to be a unique provider of palliative care consult visits with families and physicians in area hospitals.

Kansas City Palliative Medicine

Our Medical Practice staff includes palliative physicians, advanced practice nurses/nurse practitioners, and physicians currently participating in our fellowship program. Specialists in hospice and palliative medicine, this team serves patients across our clinical programs, in patient homes and at our inpatient hospice house facilities.

Professional & Community Education

Palliative Medicine Fellowship & Student Experiences

Learn more about KCH’s dedication to developing the next generation of specialized end-of-life healthcare providers. 

CEU Opportunities

At KCH, we support our staff and their professional development with internal educational opportunities throughout the year. 

Community Education Series

Connect virtually with community leaders and experts from across the region. Explore topics related to end-of-life care, serious illness, grief, estate planning and other life skills, caring for special populations including veterans, and more.

Resources for Families & Providers

Explore our catalog of end-of-life care and grief support resources for caregivers of all types.

Grief Support & Counseling

Grief Support for Hospice Families

KCH provides 13 months of specialized grief support services for all family members following the loss of a loved one who has received our services.

Solace House Center for Grief and Healing

At Solace House we welcome anyone from the community who has experienced the death of a loved one, whether sudden and unexpected or anticipated.

Expressive Therapies

Find unique and meaningful ways to express grief and navigate the changes that come with serious illness and at the end of life.

Children's Programs

Carousel Pediatric Care

Specialized care for the whole family. When your child is seriously ill, everything changes. Your family doesn’t have to navigate it alone. We’re here to help make this difficult time easier, so you can focus on what matters most: love, quality of life, and enjoying your time together.

Grief Support Camps

For families with kids ages 6 to 17, camp combines grief education and emotional support with fun, recreational activities and creative ways to share and heal.

School & Community Grief Support

Responding to emerging needs, KCH is proud to provide local schools and organizations with specialized support following a loss.