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Eterntity Hospice Locations

Eternity Hospice Inc. Laurel
P.O. Box 6424, Laurel, MS 93441
337 Ellisville Blvd.
Laurel, MS 39440
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Office: 601-649-4105
Fax: 601-649-4045
Toll Free: 1-866-649-5128
Hattiesburg: 601-544-3494

Counties Served
Jones, Covington, Forrest, Lamar, Stone, Simpson, Smith, Jasper, Jefferson, Davis, Clarke, Wayne, Greene,
Marion, Perry, Lauderdale and Newton

Eternity Hospice Inc. Gulfport
12000 Mobile Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39503
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Office: 228-832-7211
Fax: 228-832-7213
Toll Free: 228-866-523-7142

Counties Served
Harrison, Jackson, George, and Hancock

Eternity Hospice Inc. Indianola
417 Hwy 82 E
Indianola, MS 38751

Office: 662-887-3380
Fax: 662-887-3739
Toll Free: 1-887-3380

Counties Served
Bolivar, Carroll, Coahoma, Grenada, Humphreys, LeFlore, Sunflower, Quitman, Tallahatchie,
Washington and Holmes

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What is Hospice?
Hospice is a special way of caring for individuals in their final stages of terminal illness. This care allows the individual to live life as fully and comfortably as possible. Hospice neither hastens nor postpones expiration, but improves the quality of the patient’s life. Our programs are customized individually to provide patients and families with the necessary education, support and skill needed to prepare for the end of life. Hospice specializes in palliative care versus curative care. Palliative care provides pain control to relieve symtoms and additional professional support for patients and their families during the final stage of the patient’s illness. Thus, the primary focus in the patient and family rather than the disease.

Our Commitment
Our team meets the challenges of enhancing the quality of life by means of providing physical, spiritual and emotional needs for the patients and families.

Areas of Operation

  • HOME

The patient must meet guidelines set forth by Eternity Hospice, Inc. before being admitted. The patient’s physician and Hospice Medical Director must approve the patient.

Eligibility Requirements
To be considered eligible for hospice services, the patient must:

  • Have a life threatening illness with a life expectancy of six (6) months or less and no longer receiving treatment toward cure.
  • Affirmed of prognosis by patient and caregiver.
  • Have the desire for Hospice services.
  • No longer receiving curative treatments.
  • Have a primary Caregiver in the home.
  • Sign an informed consent to receive palliative care.

Goals & Objectives

  • Provide professional services 24 hours daily 7 days a week.
  • Provide Respite care when needed.
  • Provide measures of pain control.
  • To empower patients to have personal choices concerning activities of daily living.
  • Provide continued support for the family during bereavement services.

It is a fact that the expiration of a loved one affects the entire family. Hospice offers a trained Interdisciplinary team for professionals and volunteers to aide patients and families in working through the physical, psychological, social and spiritual issues of death. Team members work together for the comfort of both the patient and the family. The patient’s family and friends are also considered important to members of the hospice team.
Team Members
Patient’s Physician
Hospice Medical Director
Registered Nurses
Home Health Aides
Medical Social Worker
Pastoral Care
Registered Dietician
Occupational Therapist
Speech Therapist
Physical Therapist

Under no circumstances will an individual be denied access to Eternity Hospice care because of age, sex, creed, race, national origin, disability or ability to pay for services.

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