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.

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 can not thank you enough for all you did for XXXXX and our family. You are amazing, caring and thoughtful in all you do. 

Dennis & Karla H. and family

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

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

Thank you for all your (Care Initiatives Hospice - Greenfield) help with our mom. She enjoyed everyone that came and helped take care of her and just ...talked to her. She was always smiling when Ashley came. So with everything that you guys helped with, even help(ed) Dad out, we send this donation in mom's name to help with whatever needed. Mom would (have) wanted us to do this. So again, thank you very much.

From the family of Donna H.

Hospice Care

Brian,

Thank you for being so kind to our dad during his stay. He always enjoyed your visits. 

Paul F.

Hospice Care

We can never thank (Sioux City Hospice volunteer Brian) enough for all the TLC you gave Betsy at the nursing home. If anyone has wings on this Earth, it’s definitely you. And now you have a special angel in Heaven watching over you, and that angel is Betsy! 

 

 

 

Betsy's family

Hospice Care

Thank you to all of the staff who supported my grandmother for the 10 months she was cared for…were greatly appreciated. Thanks so much!

Jennifer C.

Hospice Care