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Hospices are agencies that provide care to terminally ill patients. These patients have a life expectancy of 6-12 months. This care can be provided in the person's home. At times, this care is given elsewhere, such as in a nursing home, community based residential facility, or other location.

Finding and choosing a hospice

Contact us

For questions regarding hospice, contact the Wisconsin Division of Quality Assurance (DQA):

Additional contacts

Compliance history

Provider Search

Life safety code consultant (inpatient and residential)

David Soens, 608-220-0521

Nurse consultant

Kelly Nelson, 920-428-0096

Pharmacy consultant

Douglas Englebert, 608-266-5388

State licensure and Medicare/Medicaid certification

Lisa Imhof, 608-266-2702

Survey inspection process

Kelly Terrab, 608-266-0269

Sara Schmidt, 608-261-6752

Fire reporting

All fires in a licensed facility in Wisconsin must be reported to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) within 72 hours. To report a fire, complete and submit the Health Care Facility Fire Report, F-62500.

For questions regarding fire reporting, contact DQA Fire Authority:

Additional information is provided in DQA numbered memo 23-002 (PDF).

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Last revised May 23, 2024