St. Joseph Hospice

Through attentive hospice and palliative care,
St. Joseph Hospice provides peace, comfort, and dignity to those facing terminal illness. Our team is committed to helping patients welcome each day with the hope and expectation of tomorrow. Established in 2002 and named in honor of the Patron Saint of a Peaceful Death, St. Joseph Hospice embraces the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of both the patient and his or her family.

I would like to express our most sincere gratitude and love for your staff’s extraordinary care and support. Your staff was absolutely great. Their understanding, professionalism, and their care was fantastic and will never be forgotten. – Friend of a St. Joseph Hospice patient

St. Joseph Hospice serves patients throughout Louisiana, Mississippi, Southeast Texas and South Alabama. We provide specialized care according to patients’ needs and wishes.

Not sure if hospice is right for you or a loved one? Contact us today to learn more.

The team at St. Joseph Hospice includes:

  • Board-certified hospice & palliative care physicians
  • Registered nurses
  • Licensed practical nurses
  • Certified nursing assistants
  • Medical social workers
  • Non-denominational chaplains & pastors
  • Bereavement professionals
  • Volunteers

St. Joseph Non-Hospice Support Services

St. Joseph Hospice is the only agency in Louisiana participating in the new Medicare Care Choices Model. Through the Medicare Care Choices Model, your loved one and continue curative care while receiving hospice-like support services. There are no required copays or deductibles for Medicare Care Choices Model services. 

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Beyond Hospice & Palliative Care

In addition to exceptional hospice and palliative care services, through the St. Joseph Hospice Foundation, The Carpenter Health Network is able to provide assistance to those in need. St. Joseph Hospice Foundation is an active non-profit organization that provides assistance for terminally ill patients and their families throughout Louisiana, South Alabama, Southeast Texas, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. To learn more, visit the St. Joseph Hospice Foundation website.