About Us

Gaston Hospice and Grief Counseling Services

Why Gaston Hospice?

Gaston Hospice is the oldest, largest, most comprehensive and most respected hospice provider in this area. Since 1981, our highly experienced staff and volunteers have dedicated themselves to providing the most compassionate and highest quality hospice care for your loved one and you. Each of our staff members shares a passionate belief in the hospice concept and the benefits it provides to our patients. Most have been intimately involved with hospice care for many years. Every one has been privileged to share firsthand the unique lessons, life experiences and gifts that hospice brings to its patients and their families.

"I wish we had gotten hospice involved sooner!" is something we often hear from our patients and their families. Gaston Hospice provides options and choices that can make those last days more meaningful. This is the hope of Gaston Hospice. Our patients and their families have the security of knowing they are not alone in what could be a stressful time. If you believe someone you know may benefit from hospice care, please don't hesitate to call our office for a consultation with our staff.

The office hours for Gaston Hospice are 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. There is a nurse on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week for our patients.

Want More Information?

If you do not find the information you are looking for on this website, or if you would prefer to talk with us, please contact us directly at our office or call us at (704) 861-8405.

Fax: 704.865.0590
Email: gastonhospice@gmh.org

Physical address:
258 E. Garrison Blvd.
Gastonia, NC 28054

Mailing address:
P. O. Box 3984
Gastonia, NC 28054

 

 

   

 

Gaston Hospice Services

Gaston Hospice is a local, non-profit healthcare organization that cares for people who have a life-limiting illness that is no longer responding to curative treatment. Hospice care enables these patients to live at home as fully as possible. Hospice puts both patient and family at the center of care planning.

Our Services Include:

- Pain and symptom management
- Assistance with financial and legal issues from a medical social worker
- Emotional and spiritual support from licensed counselors and chaplains
- Certified nursing assistants to help with personal care
- Volunteers to help provide companionship, run errands, etc.
- Respite care when family caregivers need a break
- Medications, equipment and supplies
- Grief support for loved ones

We Provide Our Services:

- In the home
- In the Robin Johnson House
- In the long term care facility
- In the hospital

Gaston Hospice serves any resident of Gaston County and the surrounding area who has been diagnosed with a life expectancy of six months or less. Services are provided regardless of diagnosis or ability to pay.

What Our Patients Need

If your Sunday School class, your civic group or your neighborhood want to donate supplies that our patients need, the following items are always helpful in caring for our patients. Drop your donations off at our office at 258 E. Garrison Blvd in the Water Tower Shopping Center. Items must be new and unopened. Any donated items are tax deductible.

Carnation Instant Breakfast

Baby monitors

Pajamas (new)

Single bed sheets, deep pocket (new)

Baby wipes (sealed packets)

Hair combs and brushes

Travel-sized shampoos, body wash, hand sanitizer, unscented lotion

Deodorant

Razors and shaving cream

Carmex lip balm

Candy, especially suckers and mints

Drinks with straws, like Capri Sun

Coffee packs

Towels and wash cloths (new)

Individually packaged cookies, crackers, baked goods

Canned soda, bottled water

 

More Information

To find out more about about Gaston Hospice, stop by our office (directions), contact us online, or by phone at: 704.861-8405

Mailing address:
Gaston Hospice
PO Box 3984
Gastonia NC 28054
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