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|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Hospice of Santa Cruz County|
|Address:||940 Disc Drive|
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday, 8-5|
|Description:||Hospice of Santa Cruz County offers compassionate, expert medical care and grief support to patients and their loved ones facing the end-of-life. Caring for the body, mind and spirit, we support the unique needs of each patient in the comfort of their own home, in a nursing home or in a residential care facility. We are experts at symptom management so that individuals can live in comfort and dignity. We offer support to patients and their families 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our Transitions program supports those with a life-limiting illness by easing certain concerns, creating care giving plans, and identifying community resources to assist with healthcare issues.
ELIGIBILITY: Determined case by case.
FEES: Hospice care is covered by Medicare, most insurances or a sliding scale.
AREAS SERVED: Santa Cruz County and Northern Monterey County
|Programs:||Grief support is available for hospice families and grieving community members in group and individual settings. HUG (Healthy Understanding of Grief) Program helps children process their grief in a healthy, supportive and age-appropriate way.
A Drop In Grief Support Group meets every Tuesday at 6:30-8:30pm in Aptos, and Fridays Noon-1pm in Scotts Valley. An additional Drop In Grief Support Group facilitated in Spanish is held each Monday, 4-5:30pm in Watsonville. please call (831) 430-3000 for directions.
Eight week groups: The following groups are now forming to start in January 2014. Please call 430-3000 to register.
Loss of Spouse or Partner, Thursday nights in Scotts Valley
Loss of Spouse or Partner for Seniors, Friday daytime group in Aptos
Loss of Parent, Saturday mornings in Scotts Valley
Loss of Sibling, Thursday nights in Scotts Valley
Loss of Child (minor), English & Spanish language groups, Monday or Wednesday evenings, Scotts Valley, Watsonville, Salinas, in collaboration with Jacob's Heart
Loss of Adult Child, Evening group, date tbd, in Santa Cruz.
Loss of a Loved One (sibling, friend, or relative), Wednesday evenings in Watsonville.
Children's Grief Support-Our Children's Grief Support program for children and adolescents offers individual, group and in-school support. Kids receive age-appropriate support and tools to process their grief in a healthy manner.
Support in the workplace for coping with a death or anticipated death.
Lending Library of books and tapes on grief and loss.
Referrals to other community resources.
Advanced Health Care Directives
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Call for Information|
|Public Transportation:||Call for information|
|Eligibility:||See Description Notes|
|Fees:||See Description Notes|
|Areas Served:||See Description Notes|
|Physical Location:||Scotts Valley|
|Advance Medical Directives|
Bereavement Support Groups
Errand Running/Shopping Assistance
Errand Running/Shopping Volunteer Opportunities
Home Care/Hospice Associations
Home Health Aides
Information and Referral
Skilled Nursing Facilities
|This record last modified May 15, 2014|