Hospice of West Alabama provides support and care for persons in the last phases of incurable disease so they may live as fully and as comfortably as possible. Hospice recognizes dying as part of the normal process of living and focuses on maintaining the quality of life. Hospice affirms life and neither hastens nor postpones death. Hospice is a coordinated program of palliative and supportive services provided in both home and inpatient settings. Hospice provides physical, psychological, social, and spiritual care for dying persons and their families.