Because Everyone's
Journey Matters

Committed to providing comfortable,
quality care for your loved one.

Committed to quality care since 1978

We understand it's not easy to be the caregiver of a loved one at the final stage of their journey. But you're not alone. For more than 35 years, Hospice of Health First has been Brevard County's leading provider of compassionate and skilled Hospice care. We focus on improving the quality of life for families dealing with a loved one's end-of-life illness, making every remaining moment as comfortable, pain-free and meaningful as possible, for every person involved.

  • Hospice of Health First provides services wherever your loved one feels most comfortable, whether it's at home, in a medical facility such as a nursing home, or in one of our inpatient units
  • Settings for inpatient care include:
    • The William Childs Hospice House-a charming key west-style facility located in a secluded area on the campus of Health First's Palm Bay Hospital
    • Our Hospice unit located on the beautiful fourth floor of Health First's Cape Canaveral Hospital
  • Our professional staff is ready to provide Hospice services throughout Brevard County, and is on-call 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Every patient and their caregivers receive specialized and individualized care so that we meet their unique physical, emotional and spiritual needs
  • Hospice of Health First is a not-for-profit and will never turn anyone away because of an inability to pay
SHPBest 2017 CAHPS Hospice Top 20 Percent

Since 2016, Hospice of Health First has been awarded as a Superior Performer from the Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP). This Caregiver Satisfaction Award marks Hospice of Health First ranking in the top 20 percent in the SHP national Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Hospice survey benchmark for overall satisfaction, as measured from a caregiver's point of view.