End of Life Care

Trusted, local care when it matters most.

If you are wondering about these services, chances are you or someone you love is facing a life-limiting illness. When cure is no longer an option, Midland Care can help. When people hear the word “hospice” they can become fearful about what it all means. At Midland Care it means hope, comfort and support at all times.

It means a staff committed to providing care to patients and families that put focus on the hope for each new day. It means an experienced staff to provide comfort to each patient through effective pain and symptom management. It means staff are available to provide care, education, and emotional and spiritual counseling to support each patient and family through what can be a very stressful and difficult moment – yet a very precious time.

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Ten Ways to Help a Grieving Child

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Children usually do not tell you they are grieving through their words.  Although no two children grieve in exactly the same way, these tips can help you support a child who has experienced the death of someone they love.  Be a good listener. Encourage your child to share their thoughts and feelings. Be patient and … Read More

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Hospice Social Work: Treating the Whole Person

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Hospice Social Worker Laura Gilbow sees the joy and sadness that comes with caring for people at the end of their lives Ten years ago, a supervisor told addiction counselor Laura Gilbow that she was meant to be a social worker. She decided to take an Introduction to Social Work course at Washburn University, just … Read More

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Midland Care receives prestigious award

Friday, September 8, 2017

After starting out as an all-volunteer hospice organization 39 years ago, Midland Care has been recognized with a prestigious national award for innovation in the field of palliative and end-of-life care. “We have learned through the provision of hospice that suffering is more than just physical pain,” said Karren Weichert, CEO of Midland Care since 1990, … Read More