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Forrest General Hospice
Hospice Services | Hospice Qualification and Availability

Why Hospice?
When you or someone you love becomes terminally ill and needs special attention at home, Forrest General Hospice can help meet these special health care needs. Hospice services are available for all age groups, from infants to the elderly, on an intermittent basis according to the patient's needs and physician's orders.

Most hospice services are provided within the home with family and friends serving as the primary caregivers. Members of the hospice team visit as needed, with after-hours assistance available for emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

What is Hospice?
Hospice is more than just a place. Hospice is an approach to care when a cure is no longer possible. Our hospice team provides medical, emotional, social, and spiritual support to individuals with a terminal illness and their families. Our focus is on living each day to the fullest through symptom control. Hospice is a resource for individuals in the final stages of chronic diseases, such as:

  • Cancer
  • Emphysema
  • Diabetes
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Dementia
  • Heart disease
  • Neuromuscular disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease


Click here to donate to Inpatient Hospice Home.

For more information on services available through Forrest General Hospice, please click on the pages above.

For more information on Hospice services available in your area, contact Forrest General Hospice at: 

1414 South 28th Avenue
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
(601) 288-2500 or  1-800-844-8797     

3200 A HWY 11 N
Picayune, MS  39466
(601) 358-0025 or 1-800-844-8797 

Medicare and Medicaid Certified



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