The House of the Dove by Compassus hospice care team provides compassionate, individualized end-of-life services for patients and their loved ones when a life-limiting illness is no longer manageable at home. The team of physicians, nurses, social workers, spiritual providers, hospice aides and volunteers work closely with patients and families to create a plan of care with a focus on your physical, spiritual and emotional well-being.
Located in Marshfield, Wisconsin, House of the Dove by Compassus has 12 spacious private suites. Each fully furnished suite includes a private, accessible bathroom, microwave and refrigerator, space for guests to sleep, a television and more. The private patio and large windows provide views of the lovely gardens and landscaping.
Our inpatient rooms offer a tranquil environment where patients and families receive comfort and emotional and spiritual support. Care is provided by doctors, nurses, social workers and chaplains with specialized training in end-of-life care. The unit is open to visitors 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
What is General Inpatient (GIP) hospice care?
General inpatient hospice care provides round-the-clock treatment for complex symptoms that cannot be managed at home. Our team arranges for safe transportation and intensive care to stabilize patients while fully supporting families and loved ones.
A stay in our inpatient unit is generally short-term, with most people wishing to return to the comfort of home. For patients who may be too unstable to return home, our inpatient room can be a place of safety and solace for families during the final stage of life.
Who pays for hospice care?
Medicare and Medicaid
Most private health insurance*
* Call your insurance to determine benefits provided under your plan.
We know home care can sometimes be difficult. Respite care provides a temporary stay at House of the Dove by Compassus so that family caregivers can receive much needed rest and perhaps some time away. Our goal is to enable patients to return to the comfort and independence of home hospice care.
House of the Dove by Compassus offers:
24/7 skilled and supportive nursing care and assessments
Hospice aides for personal care needs
Spiritual and psychosocial support
Volunteers for companionship, emotional support and special projects
Low nurse-to-patient staffing ratios
Two private dens for family use
A non-denominational chapel
Available when you need us most
We believe that everyone deserves compassionate care and dignity near the end of life. Community funding is available for families with concerns about costs. Call us at 800-397-4216 to learn more about our services and referrals.
House of the Dove, the Compassus inpatient hospice serving Marshfield, Wisconsin, and surrounding communities has been awarded Community Health Accreditation Partner accreditation under the Hospice Standards of Excellence. CHAP…
Each day, hospice volunteers touch the lives of our patients and their families. Whether reading to a patient, preparing a meal for a family or cleaning up around the house, each gesture makes a meaningful impact on those we serve.
Whether you volunteer behind the scenes at the office or one-on-one with families, you are a valuable member of our hospice team. All volunteers receive free training at a local office.
Requirements for hospice and palliative care volunteers
Ascension at Home, together with Compassus, provides professional care in the familiar surroundings of the home. We work with you and your doctor to get you back on a path to recovery and better health.