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Comfort care at home

Empath Health Home Health (formerly Suncoast HomeCare) is a program specifically designed for patients of any age who are living with a serious illness or injury and have complex care needs.

Whether you need help with wound care, catheter care or are recovering from a serious illness, our admissions team can help you decide if home care is right for you. 
 
Empath Health Home Health patient and family care teams are experts in pain control and symptom management. They treat not only physical pain, but emotional and spiritual pain as well. In addition, they also provide education and training to caregivers.

Download the Empath Health Home Health Booklet.
 
Your Care Team
 
Members of your care team, according to your needs, may include:
  • Registered nurses
  • Home health aides
  • Specialists in physical, occupational and speech therapy
  • Licensed clinical social worker
  • Chaplains
  • Volunteer help
Specialized Care
 
Our care teams also provide specialized care, which may include:
  • Wounds
  • Catheters
  • Injections
  • Diabetic care
  • Cardiac care
  • Intravenous therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Occupational therapy

Benefits of palliative care



Palliative care consists of symptom treatment, emotional support and
spiritual support, which help ease the physical and emotional pain and
suffering caused by a serious illness. Watch Dr. Guerrier discuss the
benefits of palliative care for his patients.

 

Stories

Hear stories from those we serve every day and the lives that have been touched and healed by Suncoast Hospice programs.

Sometimes, in the midst of the darkness of dementia, moments of light shine through. Clara Witt experienced such a magical moment with her husband. He had severe dementia and was under Suncoast Hospice care that included music therapy. He spoke to her that day after months of silence.

 

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News / Twitter / PR Updates

Suncoast Hospice and its family of programs President & CEO Rafael J. Sciullo shares exciting news about the creation of Empath Health in the Tampa Bay Times.



To bring awareness to their vast array of programs and further support more families in the community, Suncoast Hospice and its family of programs have created Empath Health, an integrated network of care.