Hospice and Respite Care
The Knox Center provides hospice and respite care on all three of its units:
- Short-term Rehabilitation Unit
- Long-term Chronic Care Unit
- The Dementia (Alzheimer's) Unit
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We know that caring for an ill or aging parent is a labor of love, but it can be very difficult.
Feelings of guilt or abandonment often lead family members to attempt to bear the burden of a parent's care long past the point when it is safe to do so.
In many cases, particularly when dealing with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, it may take a crisis or serious near-miss incident for families to realize that love alone is not enough and they require help in order to provide their parents with the care they deserve.
This service is offered by the following organizations: