Hospice | UnityPoint Health Grinnell Regional Medical Center

UnityPoint Health - Grinnell Regional Hospice

Here for you with hope, dignity and compassion.

Grinnell Regional Hospice provides caring and compassionate support for individuals and families experiencing terminal illness.

The philosophy of hospice is that death is a normal and natural part of living. It seeks to reduce suffering and to increase the quality of life for individuals and their families experiencing advanced stages of a terminal illness. Hospice is a choice that should be carefully considered by patients, families and health professionals.

When hospice services are needed, consider Grinnell Regional Hospice.

Our hospice program is the local community non-profit hospice provider in our area. Our staff is dedicated to the philosophy of care and compassion while providing excellent medical care. Grinnell Regional Hospice seeks to exceed the needs and expectations of every individual that we are privileged to serve, with all the services available from your community hospital.

Grinnell Regional Hospice is a Medicare-certified, nonprofit hospice and a service of UnityPoint Health - Grinnell Regional Medical Center. Dr. James R. Paulson serves as the medical director and is board certified in hospice and palliative medicine.

For more information, call Grinnell Regional Hospice at (641) 236-2418 or send us an email

GRIEF Class by Dr. J.R. Paulson

Dr. J.R. Paulson is a Grinnell Family Care Physician, delivering four, hour-long courses on the subject of grief. He talks about how to deal with loss and gives helpful and positive ways to cope with the losses that we experience throughout our lives. 

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