Dignity Health
  • Home Amenities

    Kern County’s first-and-only freestanding Hospice Home

    We understand that every moment matters. This home has been designed to offer 24-hour nursing , physician services, emotional and spiritual counseling, and volunteer support in a home-like environment. We hope that you will enjoy all the comforts of home provided during your stay with us. While services are offered 24-hours a day, doors are locked between 9:00pm – 6:00am. Visitors will be required to provide their unique family password to enter the building after 9:00 PM and to access updates on patient care.

    Patient Suite

    Private Patient Suite

    • Pull-out beds are available in every patient suite for family use.
    • French doors lead to the patient suite patio.

    Nurse Station

    Nurse Station

    • Nursing services are available 24-hours a day.
    • Meal and snack tickets sold at Nurse Station for visitors.


    Theater Room


    • Video game machine and television use available for patient families.

    Family Lounge

    Family Lounge

    • 2 Family Lounges are available for gathering, each equipped with oxygen accessibility.


    Your Stay

    The Hoffmann Hospice Home is available for your comfort, use, and enjoyment during your stay. The 25,000 square foot home sits on property full of private gathering areas inside and out for guests to use. Our staff has been professionally trained to provide compassionate care to the patients and families staying at the hospice home. If you need anything please don’t hesitate to ask a member of the Hoffmann Hospice caregiving staff. In addition specially trained volunteers are available for friendly visits and caregiver support. Patients and guests can request a special visit from a volunteer or from our resident pet-therapy dog, Maggie. Other pets are welcome to visit following approval by the IPU manager. Our Mission at Hoffmann Hospice is “to celebrate the sanctity of life, provide compassionate end-of-life care, and comfort the grieving.” We are honored to help our patients and their loved ones enjoy every moment together in the comforts of home.


    Dining Room

    Family Dining

    • Three meals a day and snacks are offered to patients during their stay in accordance to Physician orders.
    • In addition families can purchase meal tickets from the Nurse Station.


    The Chapel

    • The Chapel is always open for private prayer and reflection.
    • Please see staff to reserve The Chapel for Celebrations of Life or other private ceremonies.

    Patient Patios

    Outdoor Pathways

    • Guests are encouraged to explore the inspirational pathways and outside gathering areas throughout the home including; Butterfly and Hummingbird Gardens.
    • Dedication and memorial opportunities are available upon request.