The death of a loved one is universally difficult and personal. No one can prepare you for the feelings you will experience. Grief resulting from the loss will affect you physically, emotionally, mentally, spiritually, socially and economically.
Seeking support to help refocus after a loss is a positive step in the healing process. GHS Hospice of the Foothills offers bereavement support to help you through this time.
A vital component of our hospice care is the continued support of hospice families. Through our program, families and loved ones receive grief and bereavement care and counseling for up to 13 months following a patient’s death.
Our bereavement services are designed for family members who can benefit from grief counseling, support groups, educational materials, or telephone support from a listening, caring professional in the difficult months following the death of a loved one.
Listen in as Eunice Lehmacher, Bereavement Coordinator for Hospice of the Foothills, explains how her mission is to facilitate a safe and healing grief process for all persons in our community who are adjusting to a loss of a loved one.
Community Bereavement Services
GHS Hospice of the Foothills also extends bereavement support services to all members of the community. We offer these services to those who are dealing with grief, whether or not they’ve had previous contact with our hospice care services. Our mission is to facilitate a safe and healing grief process for all persons in our community who are adjusting to a loss because of death.
Recognizing the uniqueness in each of us, our licensed professionals seek to help grieving survivors find a renewed sense of purpose and meaning in life. GHS Hospice of the Foothills offers a variety of services and programs in bereavement care to the communities of Oconee, Pickens and Anderson counties.
- Individual and family grief counseling provided by licensed professionals
- Adult bereavement education and support groups
- Caregiver support groups
- Bereavement and grief consultation programs for area businesses, churches, schools and community organizations
- Bereaved parents education
- Camp Sunburst (bereavement camp for children grades first through sixth, a cooperative effort with other area hospices)
- Telephone bereavement and grief consultation
- Holiday season bereavement programs
- Educational materials (including videos, books and magazines) about grief and loss
- Other resources
GHS Hospice of the Foothills recognizes that the loss of a loved one and the grief associated with that loss affects physical health, emotional well-being, the ability to work, and the ability to communicate and be present with others who are important in our lives.
For more information about hospice care benefits for both patients and loved ones, call GHS Hospice of the Foothills at (864) 882-8940.
Location & Contact Information
390 Keowee School Road
Seneca, SC 29672
Phone: (864) 882-8940
Toll-free: (888) 460-3739
Fax: (864) 882-7240