Niagara Hospice House in Lockport

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   The Niagara Hospice House, which opened in June 2007, is Niagara County's only residential hospice house and one of just 12 general inpatient hospice facilities in New York State. It provides services to individuals with increased caregiving needs or an insufficient caregiver system at home.

   The residential wing consists of 10 suites designed for patients who need residential hospice care. The general inpatient wing has 10 suites designed for patients needing short-term medical monitoring and symptom management. Each suite is designed with patient and family in mind with a sitting area and easy-chair sleeper.

   Every family has access to gathering rooms, fireplaces, a chapel, kitchen, Memorial Gardens and Pavilion. Over nearly 15 years of service to Niagara County, Hospice House has cared for 6,000 patients and their families.

   For more information, call (716) 439-4417 or Download Brochure


"Hospice care is primarily provided in a patient's or caregiver's home. However, there are some individuals who do not have a home environment appropriate for hospice care, or lack the family or friends necessary to provide 24/7 care in a home environment. Additionally, some hospice patients need around-the-clock medical attention during medication adjustments or for symptom management. In response to these needs, Niagara Hospice House was built in 2007 in the Town of Lockport."

Janet Ligammari, RN, Director of Hospice Facility Services

Janet Ligammari, RN, Director of Hospice Facility Services



Family Members Share Their Experiences →

“Hospice House staff was very caring and treated us as people rather than symptoms. They helped transition my father from general inpatient to residential after a very intense situation in which he improved unexpectedly. They know how to help in the worse situations and we never felt alone. They really put a positive spin on a very uncertain situation.”

Corey, Niagara County native living in Rochester

“The staff was very compassionate and willing to do anything to make my father and everyone else comfortable. My father was admitted four times and they helped him find his way back and be comfortable. You won’t find better care. After home, it’s the next best place.”

Kirsty, Sanborn

Corey Voelker, Director of Support Services & Executive Chef, explains the comforts and culinary options at Hospice House.

Family member, Deborah, shares her experience with Niagara Hospice during her husband's care.

See an aerial video tour of the Niagara Hospice campus and Hospice House in the Town of Lockport, NY.

Watch a virtual video tour of the Niagara Hospice House residential and general inpatient suites in Lockport, NY.

Elizabeth Plewak, LMSW, discusses how the Niagara Hospice House staff supports and guides patients and families.


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