In addition to expert medical assistance, Tidelands Hospice offers a wide range of support services.
Emotional Support Learn More
Emotional support is provided by our team of dedicated social workers. Their purpose is to educate families about patient care and to encourage realistic expectations and confidence around numerous complicated end-of-life issues. Our social workers also act as liaisons between families and a wide variety of relevant community resources.
Spiritual Support Learn More
Spiritual support is available for those confronting the hopes, uncertainties and fears that typically accompany the end of this physical journey. At Tidelands Hospice, these delicate issues can be shared and explored openly. Our non-judgmental staff is prepared to address each patient's individual spiritual interests and the needs of their loved ones.
Personal Care Learn More
Additional practical support is provided by our hospice aides. Whether bathing patients, assisting with routine family activities or providing timely respite for fatigued caregivers, our aides play key roles in the hospice experience.
Bereavement Support Learn More
Tidelands Community Hospice provides bereavement support services for surviving family members for up to 13 months after their loved ones die.
No loss is greater than the loss of a loved one, and grief is an intense, complex journey that can be experienced in many ways. Tidelands remains nearby to help guide individuals and families through the healing process.
When requested, our staff schedules follow-up contact and visits with primary caregivers. Supportive correspondence is provided quarterly throughout the first year of their grief. Support groups are available at various locations in our service area and nearby churches to help survivors move successfully through their grief.
Volunteer Support Learn More
Volunteerism is alive and well at Tidelands Community Hospice. Our volunteer family continues to grow and expand their talents. Learn more...
Watchman Program Learn More
Like our Hospice House, the Watchman Program distinguishes Tidelands Community Hospice from virtually every similar agency in the area.
Tidelands identifies and carefully trains one or more persons in congregations within our service area to serve as Watchman volunteers. Because churches provide spiritual care, social interaction and vital support programs, these volunteers are an important extension of their ministry and a cornerstone of our mission.
Watchman volunteers convey the needs of their church family to Tidelands. They make sure their congregation is aware of the full range of services offered by Tidelands. They attend quarterly meetings with our staff and maintain close contact with their church leaders.
For more information about the program, call 843-546-3410 or 1-888-922-3410.
Annual Services of Remembrance are offered in Georgetown, Horry and Williamsburg counties to pay tribute to patients who died during the previous year. Good Mourning Day Camp is offered in the three counties to acknowledge and meet the special needs of children in grief. Educational events like "Grief and the Holidays" are available.
Tidelands staff and volunteers serve as a bereavement resource to area schools, guidance counselors, churches and other community organizations dealing with grief-related issues.