Founded in 1996, the Heart of America Hospice is a full-service long-term care medical facility. It offers pain management, palliative and respite care, counseling and skilled nursing services. The hospital also provides a range of rehabilitative services, such as physical, occupational and speech therapies. The Heart of America Hospice has a staff of physicians, nurses, social workers and chaplains. In addition, the hospital provides grief support, crisis intervention, discharge planning and referral services. It offers assistance with social, psychological, financial and family problems. The hospital additionally provides individual, emotional and group support and community educational services. The Heart of America Hospice maintains locations in Topeka and Lawrence, Kan.