A homelike setting surrounded by nature where patients and families receive compassionate care.
About the Hospice House
Nestled on 13 acres of beautiful woodlands on the southwestern edge of rural Rochester, Minnesota, the Seasons Hospice House is a tranquil environment in a homelike setting. Housing eight private bedrooms, each patient room has a lovely view of the expansive green lawn surrounded by pine, oak, and maple trees. The common areas of the house are spacious, allowing families and friends to gather. A family room and kitchenette are available for visiting families and patients. The Seasons Hospice House was built in 1953 as the family home of Dr. Ed and Mrs. Winnie Donoghue, and was converted to the Seasons Hospice House in 1997 as the first Medicare-certified hospice facility in Minnesota.
Seasons Hospice House
Available Services at the House
Residential hospice services
- private room
- accessible bath facilities
- 24-hour nursing care
- meals and snacks as desired
- medication administration
- assistance with personal care
- nurse call system
- telephone service
- cable television and wireless internet access
Patients have access to
- services provided by Seasons Hospice
- social workers
- music and massage therapists
- spiritual support from staff chaplains
- grief support for patients and loved ones
- patient visits
- pet therapy dog and miniature horse teams
- volunteer veterans who come to honor the service of our veteran patients.
- the Seasons Hospice medical director regularly visits patients at the Hospice House.
How is Care Paid for?
Payment for residential hospice care varies for each person, although room and board is primarily the responsibility of the patient. The Seasons Hospice staff can help patients and family determine payment specifics as they relate to their particular situation. Financial assistance may be available to assist with the cost of room and board.