Hospice Care

Compassionate care across Iowa. We’ll come to you.

Care Initiatives Hospice provides compassionate care throughout Iowa for those in their final stages of life. 

Our hospice caregivers meet you where you are, coming to your home, a long-term care center, assisted living residence or hospital to administer compassionate hospice care. Our approach addresses the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of those facing life-limiting illness for themselves and their families. We work closely with family members and caregivers to respect the wishes and needs of our patients and their loved ones.

 

  • Serving 66 counties.
  • Friendly, efficient intake process with one-hour response time.
  • Dignified, Respectful, and Compassionate Care.
  • Patients receive customized care plan according to needs.
  • We attend every death and help the family through bereavement.
  • We strive to increase quality of life for each patient.

Hospice Region Counties

Albia

4 South Main Street
Albia, IA 52531
Phone: 877-577-8222
Fax: 641-932-3486

Cedar Rapids

3720 Queen Ct., SW, Ste. 9
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-4735
Phone: 877-577-2999
Fax: 319-390-6923

Des Moines

7055 Vista Drive
West Des Moines, IA 50266-9311
Phone: 877-577-2888
Fax: 515-223-3700

Greenfield

122 Public Square
Greenfield, IA 50849-1261
Phone: 877-577-8555
Fax: 641-743-2268

Sioux City

4301 Sergeant Rd., Ste. 110
Sioux City, IA 51106
Phone: 877.577.3888
Fax: 712.239.1514

Waterloo/Cedar Falls

6915 Chancellor Drive, Suite A
Cedar Falls, IA 50613-6933
Phone: 877-577-3999
Fax: 319-232-6823

Family Stories

We are grateful when family and residents feel compelled to share their great care experiences. Click on “Family Stories” to read more.

...our thanks and appreciation for all that you, each in your own way, did to help H***** be more comfortable, physically & emotionally, these last 13 months. Especially thank you for your perfect timing on his 'last wish' outing. 

Alice T. and family

Hospice Care

I would like to comment on the excellent care we received from (Care Initiatives Hospice - Greenfield) Melissa, Becky and Lori. Becky listened to people and took her time and did not rush even though she had many miles to go before calling it a day. I have nothing but praise for the people who do this work. Keep up the good work and God's blessings upon you.

Cathy B.

Hospice Care

Mom entered Sibley Specialty Care under the care of Care Initiatives Hospice. She was only there a week but we cannot express enough how wonderful the care was from both Sibley's staff and the Hospice staff. Our family so appreciated the gentleness and caring shown to our Mom. 

 

Family of Ethel B.

Hospice Care

To all the workers from Care Initiatives Hospice - Greenfield from the bottom of my heart, I say thank you. Your calls seemed to come when I needed them most. You showed love with your ever visit. Thank you. 

Edwin

Hospice Care

I want to thank the entire staff (Greenfield Hospice) for all of their amazing help with my mom during her final days. It is an organization and people like you that restore my faith in humanity. God bless you all. 

The family of Delores J.

Hospice Care

We want to thank each and every one of you for the love and care you had given to our mom. She always looked forward to your visits and made her feel better after you left. You also gave us the comfort to make us feel better and what to expect. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you! (Sioux City)

The family of Darlene J.

Hospice Care

It’s obviously difficult and scary to think about a loved one’s time coming to an end, but for my family, it came down to the comfortability and helping my grandma feel loved in her final days. I didn’t know a lot about hospice until this point and that made me really nervous, but we had someone by our side from Care Initiatives through every step. They were very knowledgeable and answered every question with compassion. My family never felt alone, and I think it takes quality people to achieve that. I couldn’t have asked for better people to have at our side.

Olivia Imel

Hospice Care

I am writing this letter to express my gratitude and to recognize Mechanicsville Specialty Care in Mechanicsville, IA, one of your Care Initiative care centers. My mother has been a resident there for over 9-1/2 years. She has Alzheimer's and is currently on hospice care. 
The staff is not only professional and skilled, they are caring, patient and compassionate. They give their smiles freely and can calm and reassure my mother in her confusion and anxiety. When I have visited her through the window (since COVID) I have seen my mother look up at a staff member with the look of a child seeking guidance and direction and I am convinced they are her family. The staff has changed in those 9-1/2 years but I have come to know many of them very well and they are part of my family too. 
Everyone ... are to be highly commended for their dedication in the past and heroic efforts during the COVID 19 Pandemic! I also recognize and praise the entire Care Initiative Hospice team. How reassuring it is that I can trust they are caring for and protecting my mother in such a loving way. Isn't that what anyone would want for their loved one? 

Diane C.

Hospice Care