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Jefferson Healthcare

Pt Townsend, Jefferson County
Owned by: Jefferson County Public Hospital District No. 2

Jefferson Healthcare participates in the Washington Death with Dignity Act.

This hospital has not published a Death with Dignity policy.

If you want more information about the Death with Dignity Act, contact your physician and End of Life Washington.

Jefferson Healthcare's Policies on Death with Dignity

1. Allows doctors and other health care providers to talk with patients about treatment options under the Washington Death with Dignity Act. Yes
2. Ensures that patients who request assistance with Washington's Death with Dignity Act are referred to a supportive organization or provider. Yes
3. Allows doctors to participate in Death with Dignity in its hospital. Yes
4. Allows doctors to participate in Death with Dignity in clinics and other facilities it owns or operates. Yes
5. Allows its pharmacy to fill prescriptions for Death with Dignity medication. No
6. Allows patients to ingest Death with Dignity medication during their hospital stay. Yes

If a patient admitted to Jefferson Healthcare Hospital wishes to activate the Death with Dignity Act, and all requirements have been met, Jefferson Healthcare Hospice will manage the procedure.

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