Blog: Hospice & Palliative Care Insights

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What Are Hospice Care Internships Like?

Internships are a cornerstone to a full college experience. They give students an opportunity to learn on the job so that they are ready to enter the workforce upon graduation. Val Criswell knows the value of an internship at Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care firsthand. Starting as an intern with Crossroads in 2002, Val now serves as the Support Services Director in Crossroads’ Independence, MO office.
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25 Years of More Moments

Along the way to our milestone 25-Year Anniversary, the staff at Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care have filled their careers with thousands of beautiful moments with their patients and colleagues. We asked a few of our longest-serving staff members to share some of theirs.
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Crossroads Call Center Dials Up Compassion

Do they talk slowly and clearly enough for an elderly caller to follow along? Do they show sincere emotion in their tone? These are two qualities Director of Business Development Della Miller is looking for when she recruits new talent for the Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care call center.
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Crossroads Opens Doors to Hospice and Palliative Care Patients with COVID-19

This COVID-19 Pandemic has put an incredible strain on individuals at their end-of-life and their families. As if being sick and frail weren’t enough, patients who have tested positive for COVID-19, or are untested but feared to be positive, are being denied entry to long-term care facilities. Many hospice providers are also denying these patients service in their own homes.
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A Message from Our Chief Medical Officer

Taking care of you is at the center of everything we do. Even as we navigate times of change, our priority – you – remains the same. Be assured we are taking every precaution to ensure your safety and that we can continue to care for you during these difficult times.