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:
Home health aides
Specialists in physical, occupational and speech therapy
Licensed clinical social worker
Our care teams also provide specialized care, which may include:
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.
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.