Hospice Care at Home

Our FAIRHOPE Hospice and Palliative Care Inc. programs provide a special kind of caring, embracing a compassionate and understanding concept of care. Providing comfort care for those with a terminal illness, as well as lending emotional, spiritual and social support to their families and friends during their illness and grieving period. Our services include:

  • On-Call Services 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week
  • Regular Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse Visits
  • Medical Director/Physician Consultations and Visits
  • Pain and Symptom Management
  • Palliative Pharmacy Services
  • Provide Medications related to terminal condition
  • Routine Home Care, Inpatient Care, Crisis (Continuous) Care and Respite Care
  • Coordination of Durable Medical Equipment needs and supplies
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies
  • Complementary Therapies – Music, Therapeutic Touch, Aromatherapy, Pet Therapy
  • Bereavement Services
  • Community Grief Services
  • Social Workers Visits
  • Hospice Aide Visits
  • Spiritual Care/Chaplain Visits
  • Palliative Care
  • Volunteer Visits
  • No One Dies Alone Program (a partnership with Fairfield Medical Center Foundation)

When more care is needed

Most hospice patients wish to receive care at home. Sometimes an alternate plan is needed. Care may also be provided in nursing and assisted living facilities, retirement communities, and hospitals. If care is needed in an inpatient hospice care setting, that’s where The Pickering House comes in (read more about The Pickering House below) .

  • Short-term pain and Symptom Management
  • Respite
  • Imminent Death
  • Time for care-giving arrangements to be made

Prior to admission to The Pickering House, the Hospice Team will meet with family to determine the best care plan for patients.


Call 740-654-7077

for more information/24hr service

“It’s hard to imagine what your needs are going to be…”

-The Nauman Family


FAIRHOPE Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc. is proud to showcase the expansion of its end-of-life care experience with the opening of The Pickering House!  Please view our Virtual Tour.

The Pickering House is a home-like setting situated on approximately 40 acres surrounded by nature. The quiet wooded setting makes patients and families right at home. The serene and calming atmosphere promotes quality of life – physically, emotionally and spiritually.

The Pickering House has twelve patient rooms. The spacious rooms allow privacy and comfort for family members to spend time – day and night – with their loved ones. Families are encouraged to use the many amenities of home The Pickering House has available to them. The large Family Lounge offers a kitchen for families to prepare meals and snacks. They can also take advantage of one of the two three-season porches with great views of nature all around. A Chapel, Great Room, Family Laundry and Family Shower are just a few of the comfort features The Pickering House has to offer.

For more information, please take our Virtual Tour or call The Pickering House at (740) 475-0699.