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Northern Montana Hospital (NMH)
Bear Paw Hospice

Bear Paw Hospice is located on the fourth floor of Northern Montana Hospital. Our goal is to offer rest and comfort in the last days of life, with professional and trained volunteer support for patients and their loved ones.

Loving, caring professionals and volunteers provide emotional comfort to help patients live their last days to the fullest.

When possible, family and friends care for the dying at home in familiar surroundings. We work closely with your physician, physical therapists, and Home Medical Equipment to bring in hospital beds, oxygen, bathing aids, and other medical supplies that you may need.

Palliative Care is the medical specialty focused on relief of the pain, stress, and other debilitating symptoms of serious illness. The goal is to relieve suffering and provide the best possible quality of life for patients and their families.

Grief Support, facilitated by a Social Worker, is offered regularly. Contact the Bear Paw Hospice office at (406) 262-1417 or email to register.

Gifts and Memorials

Gifts and Memorials to Bear Paw Hospice can be made through the Northern Montana Health Care Foundation office at (406) 262-1410. The mailing address for donations is:

Northern Montana Health Care Foundation
PO Box 1231
Havre, MT 59501

Hospice’s interdisciplinary staff includes:

  • Medical Director
  • Hospice Director
  • Registered Nurses
  • Social Worker
  • Chaplain
  • Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Trained volunteers
  • Therapeutic Musician


For more information about Bear Paw Hospice, please call (406) 262-1417

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