Ray Hickey Hospice House

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The Ray Hickey Hospice House offers local families an alternative home-like environment where loved ones may receive end-of-life care. The center includes 20 private rooms where patient families can visit day and night. Some overnight accommodations are also available for family members.

Other Hospice House features include a family space where relatives and friends can gather to share a special meal or watch a movie together and simply relax. The facility also offers a quiet sanctuary/spiritual center for personal introspection and peaceful meditation. Patients and their loved ones will also be encouraged to express themselves through the use of art at the center"s art and activities room.

Hospice staff wanted the building to be as warm and inviting as possible, so when you"re here you take ownership of the space. It"s a calm, serene atmosphere, but it"s also a place where you can kick up your feet and have dinner with the family.

The Hospice House Journey Home campaign is one the most popular fundraising campaigns in the history of the Medical Center Foundation. Major donors, including former Tidewater Barge owner, Ray Hickey and the late Marj Sumption (a Medical Center Library volunteer) ensured that the project would be built.

Other significant contributions include $100,000 from Friends of Hospice, $65,000 from the former Southwest Auxiliary and $50,000 from employees of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

Ray Hickey Hospice House The Ray Hickey Hospice House offers local families an alternative home-like environment where loved ones may receive end-of-life care. The center includes 20 private rooms where patient families can visit day and night. Some overnight accommodations are also available for family members. Other Hospice House features include a family space where
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