Caring Hands Hospice

Caring Hands Hospice Department is located at Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital and they provide a specialized healthcare program which emphasizes the management of pain and other symptoms associated with terminal illness. The Hospice staff is dedicated to the ministry of care and love which affirm the closing of one’s life with dignity and integrity.

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 8 am to Noon and 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital
257 15th Street
Burlington, CO 80807
Phone: 719-346-4860
Fax: 719-346-4868

Caring Hands Hospice Services Include: 

  • Physician Directed Care
  • Nurses available 24 hours/day, 7 days/wk
  • Pain Management
  • Symptom Control
  • Education and Instruction in skills needed to care for a loved one 
  • Social Services for personal, emotional and financial support
  • Family and Caregiver support to guide them through daily tasks, both practical and emotional
  • Aides for assistance with personal care needs, such as bathing, grooming, skin care and changing bed linens.
  • Spiritual Support
  • Volunteers from a variety of backgrounds provide many indispensable services
  • Costs of medications and equipment related to terminal illness covered by hospice
  • Bereavement Support to family (for 13 months after a loved one’s death)

Caring Hands Hospice Volunteer Application

Each day our care teams are joined by volunteers who step with grace and compassion into the lives of patients and families in need. The gift of their time and their touch can make all the difference. This is a difference you can make, too.

To learn how you can offer your support to our patients and their families or if you would like to become a volunteer, call 346-4860 or click here to fill out an application online. To print out an application, click here.

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