Meeting patient’s physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Early referrals ensure the patient and family receive all the services and special care provided by St. Barnabas Hospice.

Referrals can come from Physicians and Other Health Care Professionals, Clergy, Patients, Family, Friends, Social Workers, Case Workers, and Health Care Agencies.

To make a referral contact the Hospice Office or call 724-444-5541.

Services are available in along the Route 8 corridor in northeastern Allegheny County and southern Butler County.

Hospice offers:

• Nursing care
• Pain management
• Spiritual counseling
• Bereavement support
• Respite care for loved ones
• Homemaker and volunteer services

Our team includes:

• Physicians
• Nurses
• Certified home health aides
• Social workers
• Spiritual and grief counselors
• Trained volunteers

Spiritual Care and Bereavement Services

Each member on our team is aware of the importance of meeting the spiritual needs of patients and families. Our spiritual care and bereavement counselor frequently visits each patient, contacts local clergy as needed, and is available 24/7.

The counselor offers support at a dying patient’s bedside, during funeral arrangements, and as needed during the grieving process. Our bereavement services continue to follow family members for 12 months with cards, letters, and brochures to help them along their journey. Family Testimonials


Hospice Volunteers

Make a difference in the lives of terminally ill patients and their families. Volunteers are needed for services such as friendly visits, light housekeeping, running errands or providing clerical office support. Volunteer Testimonials

Training is free and includes:

  • Introduction to St. Barnabas
  • An overview of activity volunteer opportunities and policies
  • Introduction to hospice care and St. Barnabas Hospice
  • Hospice volunteer processes and practices
  • relating to Alzheimer’s and dementia patients
  • Communication and support skills
  • Education on dying, grief and bereavement

For more information contact the Volunteer Coordinator or call 724-444-5541.

Hospice Speaker Series

Our Speaker Series offers selected topics for Men’s and Women’s Church Small Groups, Health and Wellness Ministries, Grief and Bereavement Support Groups, Minutes for Missions and Church Services, and Social and Fraternal Groups.

Available Topics include Hospice and Psalm 23, Hospice: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow, Hospice: Fact and Fiction, What Volunteers Do, and Could Hospice Be Your Ministry? However, presentations can be catered to your needs.

For more information contact the Hospice Office at 724-444-5541.

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