At Delaware Hospice, we offer a complete spectrum of care, from expert support in the comfort of your home to around-the-clock care at the Delaware Hospice Center, the only free standing hospice center in Delaware.

Although we strive to help patients remain in their homes whenever possible, there are times when symptoms can be better managed at our hospice center. If your loved one needs a higher level of care than they can get where they’re living, the Delaware Hospice Center is here for you.

The Center is located at 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.

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A Home-Like Alternative to the Hospital

The Delaware Hospice Center in Milford offers an alternative to hospital care when your loved one needs of a higher level of support. Our hospice center blends state-of-the-art technology with specialized, expert care in a comfortable, spacious, and home-like setting. At the Delaware Hospice Center the whole family is always welcome—including pets. We even have space for the kids to play!

Please review our COVID-19 Update for adjusted health and safety guidelines.

A Short-term Solution

Occasionally, someone coping with a serious illness requires short-term care outside of their home. The Delaware Hospice Center helps families care for a loved one during times of more intense needs. When symptoms improve, your loved one can go back to receiving care in the comfort of wherever they call home. With Delaware Hospice, you never have to leave our continuum of care. We’ll stay in tune with your loved one’s needs, so you have less to worry about.

“Your nurses are so trained and caring on the death process. We had no clue and NOT just one BUT every nurse walked us through the process.”
— Shirley H., Millsboro, DE
Respite Stays are Encouraged

As an organization that cares for not only our patients but also their loved ones we also offer respite stays at the Delaware Hospice Center. Our short respite stays such as a weekend break allows the caregiver time to recharge both mentally, physically, and spiritually, knowing that their loved one is in the 24 hour care of expert staff. During these stays, our expert care team is also available to provide education to caregivers related to specific diagnoses.

Patient and family amenities* include:
  • Beautiful private suites with French doors that open to the garden
  • Unrestricted visiting hours
  • Accommodations for a limited number of overnight guests in each suite
  • A fully-equipped kitchen, living room and kids’ playroom in the common area for a home-away-from-home feeling
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Spacious spa with wheelchair access for safe access to a soothing bath

*Please refer to our COVID-19 Update for adjusted accommodations to ensure the health and safety of our patients, families, and staff.

“You provided significant help to my dear cousin, O.B., during his last weeks in our physical world.”
— Susan G., Moiser, OR

Conference Room

Part of our mission at Delaware Hospice is to serve as a resource to our local communities. That’s why we’ve made our spacious, state-of-the-art conference room at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford—with seating and amenities for 60 people—available to community and professional organizations at no cost.

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