We offer hospice care to Iowans in 66 counties around the state.

Hospice Care offers the following services

  • 24-Hour Response

    Care Initiatives Hospice takes pride in being responsive to requests for information, admission referrals, and patient/family needs.  Our care team is available 24/7 and will respond to our patient or family needs in a timely manner, usually within one-hour.

  • Bereavement Care

    Care Initiatives Hospice offers specially trained individuals to assist families and caregivers through the grief process.  We offer an organized program of bereavement services for family members, caregivers and significant others, as well as the general public.  Services include: letters and supportive information, support groups, memorial services, and visits and/or telephone calls.

  • Care Where You Are

    Care Initiatives Hospice staff are not focused in one location.  Our care team provide service where you are - personal home, nursing home, hospital or assisted living.

  • Pain Management

    Care Initiatives' Care Team has a goal of helping our patients maintain a dignified and proper quality of life.  Controlling pain can be an important part of the process.  Our Care Team will work closely with your physician and you to develop a compassionate plan for managing pain.

  • Planned Activities

    From group card games and social hours to special meals and outings, Care Initiatives is committed to making life fun and exciting for our residents. Weekly activities are planned and posted at each location, and all residents are welcome to attend. Families and friends are also always welcome to join us for activities and outings.

  • Spiritual Care

    Our hospice spiritual care givers work with each patient and family to visit with and assist with any spiritual needs in accordance with the patient's or family's beliefs and desires.