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End-of-Life Care

Rest assured your loved one receives comfort, support, and compassionate care during their final days.

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Receive dignified care and support.

Our goal is to manage symptoms, reduce pain, provide spiritual support, and ultimately improve quality of life.

All Dove Healthcare assisted living residences and skilled nursing facilities have partnerships with area hospice providers for those that choose additional support with disease management and end-of-life care. Visits by your spiritual or clergy leader are encouraged. We are committed to supporting you in any way we can during this difficult time.

Depending on the complexity of care needs at end-of-life, sometimes a person residing at a Dove Healthcare assisted living facility may need to transition to a nursing home for 24/7 skilled nursing support. Understanding assisted living regulations limit the scope of nursing services allowed, we will do everything we can to provide continuity of care.

If you are currently residing in your own home – with or without the support of a hospice agency – and you are considering a transition to a care facility, please start by contacting one of our nursing homes. Our admissions coordinator will address all of your questions and help you through the assessment and admission process. Learn more.

Reflections at Dove Healthcare - West Eau Claire

Reflections at Dove Healthcare - West Eau Claire is a distinct end-of-life care unit. Employees of Reflections receive advanced training in caring for terminally ill residents. In addition, our interdisciplinary team supports both residents and families with grief and bereavement counseling. To better accommodate your family, features include private rooms comfortably furnished to accommodate visiting guests; wireless internet; family lounge with complimentary refreshments; and a family guest suite available at no charge for extended visits.

Residents in Reflections have a physician diagnosis of a terminal, life-limiting illness with a prognosis of 12 months or less. An assessment is completed to determine eligibility for the unit. Prior to admission, we encourage you to begin completing advance directives, such as a living will, power of attorney for healthcare, and do not resuscitate (DNR) orders.

Start the Admission Process

Rely on our team of experienced professionals to assist you throughout the assessment and admission process. Our inquires and referrals for admission come from various sources, including hospitals, clinics, and other nursing homes or assisted living facilities, but you can also contact us directly. Our admissions coordinator will work with the care team and your physician to complete a thorough assessment prior to admission to verify we can meet your needs.

Learn more about admission to Dove Healthcare.

Cassie Crystal

Dove Healthcare - South Eau Claire and West Eau Claire

Cassie Crystal, CSW
Admissions Coordinator, 2003
715-895-9035
Email Cassie

Katie Hoppe

Dove Healthcare - Bloomer

Katie Hoppe, CSW
Admissions Coordinator & Social Services, 2017
715-568-6006
Email Katie

Kathy Johnson

Dove Healthcare - Wissota Health & Regional Vent Center

Kathy Johnson
Admissions Coordinator, 2021
715-726-3850
Email Kathy

Hannah Shankey

Dove Healthcare - Rice Lake

Hannah Shankey, NHA
Administrator, 2020
Email Hannah

Julia Zeimetz

Dove Healthcare - Osseo

Julia Zeimetz
Admissions Coordinator & Social Services, 2021
715-597-8905
Email Julia