Hospice Home Southwest

What is Hospice Home Southwest?

Visiting Nurse’s Hospice Home Southwest provides high-quality, patient-focused medical care to those needing more intensive monitoring and treatment than can be managed in the home. Providing a warm and comforting home-like environment, Hospice Home Southwest, located at 5910 Homestead Road in southwest Fort Wayne, is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Visitors, including children, are welcome at any time, day or night.

  • The region’s only free-standing hospice facility staffed around the clock with dedicated hospice-certified caregivers

  • 24-hour care, with inpatient levels of care for symptom management such as pain control, nausea and respiratory difficulties

  • Nursing services specializing in end-of-life care

  • Respite care available

  • Hospice physicians who visit patients and meet with families to manage patient care

  • Integrative therapies such as music therapy, massage and pet therapy visits

  • Spiritual caregivers on-call and in person

  • Volunteers to provide companionship

  • All private rooms

Hospice Home Southwest is covered by:

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Private insurance
  • Private payment

Financial assistance is provided through the generosity of Visiting Nurse supporters such as local foundations, corporations and individuals. In fact, because Visiting Nurse is a non-profit agency, we are proud to care for all patients, regardless of their ability to pay. Translation services available.