Hospice Care Center

Comfort  |  Quality  |  Peace of Mind

A place for Hospice patients who need a higher level of care in a setting that feels like home.

The Hospice Care Center | 937 Blackford Street | Chattanooga, TN 37403

Our Hospice of Chattanooga Care Center is a place of comfort where our patients can find short-term, around-the-clock nursing care to manage pain and physical symptoms.

It’s also a place where families can find emotional and spiritual support, as well as the peace of mind that comes from knowing their loved one is in good hands. Our 24-hour nursing and support staff are specially trained and highly skilled in meeting the individual needs of our hospice patients.

Some reasons to consider a stay at our inpatient unit include:

  • If pain or symptoms cannot be controlled effectively at home, and the patient requires short-term symptom management and  specialized pain control.
  • If the patient needs specialized wound management care.

The Hospice Care Center is conveniently located in downtown Chattanooga just across the street from the Erlanger Hospital Emergency Room entrance.

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What You Can Expect

  • A home-like environment with comfortable patient rooms and dedicated gathering areas for families.

  • Coordination between the patient’s personal physician and our hospice Medical Director, who will oversee the plan of care.

  • Nurses on-site around the clock, every day of the year.

  • Social workers and spiritual care coordinators to care for the emotional and spiritual needs of both patient and family.

  • Provision of medications, medical supplies and equipment related to the patient’s hospice diagnosis.

  • Ongoing grief counseling and bereavement support for 13 months following the loss of a loved one.

  • An environment that welcomes visitors 24 hours a day.

  • As part of the hospice benefit, if you qualify for this level of care, these services are 100% covered by Medicare and most Medicaid and commercial insurances.



Features and Amenities

  • Staffed solely by hospice professionals who are specialists in pain control and symptom management

  • Hospice physician and hospice nurse practitioner on-site daily to oversee medical care

  • 14 private patient rooms

  • Foldout recliner in each patient room for additional sleeping

  • Beautiful, spacious family room, complete with flat screen tv, Wifi, and a full kitchen

  • Caregiver training and education

  • Center open to family 24/7

The Hospice Care Center Staff

  • Hospice physician
  • Registered nurses
  • Certified nursing assistants
  • Social worker
  • Chaplain
  • Grief counselor
  • Trained volunteers