Inpatient Facility

Patients at the Hospice of the Panhandle Inpatient Facility receive hospice care in a home-like setting complete with private rooms and bathrooms, family areas, gardens and more.

To find out if you or your loved one could benefit from care at the inpatient facility, call (304) 264-0406.

The inpatient facility offers: 

  • Advanced medical care for uncontrolled pain or symptoms (general inpatient care),
  • Short-term care for hospice patients whose caregivers need a break (respite care), and
  • Residential care for hospice patients.

Hospice patients at the inpatient facility benefit from: 

  • Low patient to staff ratio,
  • Staff specifically trained to handle hard-to-control pain and symptoms, and
  • A family-friendly environment.
Other amenities of the inpatient facility:
  • 14 private rooms featuring radiant floor heat, private bath and pullout sofa so that families may stay in the room
  • Day spa
  • Family kitchen, dining and living rooms
  • Children's playroom
  • Meals customized to the patient's preferences (Meals are also available to visitors for minimal cost.)
  • Chapel
  • Gardens
  • Covered porches that can accommodate hospital beds
  • Meditation Labyrinth
For more information about the inpatient facility, call (304) 264-0406.

Paying for a stay at the Hospice of the Panhandle Inpatient Facility

Medicare and most private insurance plans pay for general inpatient and respite care at the Inpatient Facility. If you do not have Medicare or a private insurance plan that will cover general inpatient or respite care, a hospice social worker will work with you to make arrangement to pay your bill.

Residential care is not covered by most insurance plans and is paid for in

For more information about paying for a stay at the Hospice of the Panhandle Inpatient Facility, call (304) 264-0406.

Tours of the Inpatient Facility

If you or a group would be interested in arranging a tour of the new inpatient facility and/or office building, please contact Maria Lorensen, development director, at (304) 264-0406, ext. 1225 or

For a printable information sheet about the Hospice of the Panhandle Inpatient Facility, click here.