Hospice Care

Our team of professionals will bring medical equipment and compassionate care to your home so you can remain comfortable and surrounded by loved ones.

We work closely with numerous long-term care facilities to provide individualized care for residents so that they may be comfortable and receive one-on-one attention.v

Our in-patient Pathways Hospice Care Center is fully staffed to provide personalized medical attention and comfort to patients, as well as support for family members.

With approximately 38,000 veterans residing in Larimer and Weld Counties, who may experience unique challenges at end of life, we tailor our hospice, palliative and support services to address the needs of those who have served us.

In Your Home

If you live in your own home, we will provide the special care and equipment you need to remain comfortable, safe and surrounded by warmth and compassion.

Skilled Nursing Facility, Assisted Living Care and Long-Term Care

If you live in an assisted living facility, we will work with those already serving you to provide special care and extra comfort.

In-Patient Care

Our in-patient care center at McKee Medical Center offers short-term stays to make you comfortable and surrounded by medical attention and family. The center is staffed with registered nurses and certified nurse aides, as well as social workers, chaplains, music therapists and volunteers. This dedicated team is available daily to provide expert medical care to relieve pain and suffering from difficult symptoms. Loved ones are welcome to visit 24 hours a day with patient or family consent. Call 970-820-6062 for further information.

Specialized Care for Veterans

Pathways is pleased to support Larimer and Weld County military veterans, focusing on providing respectful and compassionate care, recognition of their service, and specialized support for their families.  Pathways is a member of the “We Honor Veterans” project of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization in performance of a contract with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.

With approximately 38,000 veterans residing in Larimer and Weld Counties, who may experience unique challenges at end of life, we tailor our hospice, palliative and support services to address the needs of those who have served us.

Your Hospice Team & Services

Receive services from our experienced, compassionate and highly trained staff of professionals who care for you and your family. Your personalized hospice team will consist of our medical director, physicians, admissions nurses, primary RNs, advanced practice nurses, certified nurse aides, social workers/counselors, chaplains, music therapists, companionship and respite volunteers, grief counselors and specialty therapists. We all work together to improve your quality of life.

Pathways’ hospice care services include:

  • On-call, 24/7 nursing care
  • Medical equipment, supplies and prescription medications
  • Personal care provided by certified nurse aides
  • Social services and counseling
  • Spiritual care through chaplains or personal spiritual leaders
  • Assistance from specially trained volunteers
  • Complementary therapies including music and art therapies
  • Bereavement counseling and support
  • Medical direction by highly experienced physicians with a specialty
    in end-of-life care

Signs of Decline

  • Altered thinking and other mental changes, such as disorientation and restlessness
  • Skin changes, such as changing body temperature and coloring
  • Bowel and bladder changes, including changing colors and loss of control
  • Labored, rapid or irregular breathing
  • Difficulty swallowing

Our qualified team of medical professionals will assess your loved one to see if hospice care is the best route for them.

CREDENTIALS

Licenses and Certifications

Over the past 40 years, Pathways has acquired many licenses and certifications.
We are certified and licensed in the following:

 

  • Certified as a Medicare and Medicaid Home Health Agency
  • Licensed by the Colorado Department of Health
  • Certified as a Medicare Hospice
  • Certified as a Colorado Medicaid Hospice Provider
  • Recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado as Leaders in Dementia Care