Get Your Tickets For Our Diamond Raffle

Purchase your tickets for $10 for a chance to win this beautiful diamond ring, donated by Bob's Jewel Shop in Laurinburg! All proceeds benefit patient care at Hospice of Scotland County. The drawing will be held Wednesday evening, April 15 at Scotch Meadows Country Club; you do not need to be present to win. Click here to purchase your tickets online.

Annual Golf Tournament Set For April 14-15

The 29th annual Hospice of Scotland County Golf Tournament, sponsored by Eaton Golf Pride, is coming up this spring at Scotch Meadows Country Club! Read more about the fun and register now as a sponsor or golfer by clicking here.

Tree of Remembrance Raises Funds, Awareness

More than $5,000 was raised in December for patient care at the Tree of Remembrance, our annual fundraiser at Harris Teeter in Laurinburg. Click here to learn more and see a photo gallery from this year's tree.

Candlelight Service Honors Patients And Families

More than 400 people attended Hospice of Scotland County's Candlelight Memorial Service Thursday, Nov. 20. To see a sampling of photos from the event, click here.

Hospice Month Recognized by Laurinburg Mayor

Mayor Tommy Parker visited our offices Nov. 5 to designate November as National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Click here for more...

Bennettsville Mayor Signs Hospice Month Proclamation

Mayor Dexe Bostick has signed a proclamation to recognize the observance of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month throughout November. Read the story here.

Support HSC When You Shop On Amazon

AmazonSmile makes it easy to support Hospice of Scotland County each time you make an eligible purchase on Amazon.
Visit this link to learn how easy it is!

Prayer Throw Ministry Will Provide Comfort To Patients

The efforts of a local church congregation will make it possible for Hospice of Scotland County to provide Prayer Throws to patients. Click here to read the story...

Welcome to Hospice of Scotland County

Since 1986, Hospice of Scotland County has been committed to providing exceptional, compassionate end-of-life care to people in our community. A team of professionals and volunteers, including physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplain, and bereavement counselor, provides personalized care for each patient and family we serve.

Hospice care is for patients who are considered to be in the last 6 months of life, as certified by a physician. Our care focuses on pain control and symptom management. A team of professional staff members provides personalized care for each patient. Patients receive care in their homes, in rest homes, assisted living and long-term care facilities, as well as hospitals.

People We Serve

Hospice of Scotland County serves patients and families who live in Scotland, Robeson, Richmond and Hoke counties in North Carolina, and Marlboro, Dillon and Chesterfield counties in South Carolina.

What Is Hospice?

The term Hospice comes from a medieval word for a place of shelter for travelers on a long or difficult journey. Today, the word "Hospice" represents a special kind of care designed to provide support for people facing a life-threatening illness. Hospice care helps patients carry on an alert, pain-free life, and manages other symptoms. The goal is to help patients live as fully and comfortably as possible, minimize pain and suffering, and provide emotional, social and spiritual support to the patient and family.

Hospice understands that when a person has a life-threatening illness, their family and friends are also affected. Because of this, Hospice considers the entire family, not just the patient, as the "unit of care." Patients and families are included in the decision-making process. Bereavement counseling is available to the family following the death of a loved one.

Why Hospice?

Hospice offers help and support to the patient and family on a 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week basis. Patients routinely receive periodic in-home services of a nurse, home health aide, social worker, family support and other members of the Hospice team.

Hospice treats the person, not the disease. Hospice professionals and volunteers address the medical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of the patient and family.

Hospice offers comfort care, sometimes called palliative care, rather than care aimed at curing the disease. The latest methods of pain and symptom control enable the patient to live as fully and comfortably as possible.

Hospice emphasizes quality of life, rather than length of life. Hospice does not slow down or speed up death; it affirms life and regards dying as a natural body process.

Hospice is a covered benefit under Medicare, Medicaid and many private insurance plans. Hospice provides medication, medical equipment and supplies to aid in symptom control and comfort management.