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If you are feeling anxious about caring for a terminally ill patient at home, you are not alone. Our hospice program was developed to assist and support patients and families through this difficult experience. We are passionate about providing the best care for your loved ones at home, allowing that loved one to pass peacefully, with dignity, among family and friends.


Bridgeway offers many services which include, but are not limited to:

Expert Nursing Care 

Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants come out to help your family member.  Our staff is on 24/7 and we are there when you need us.  We do have agreements with nursing homes and assisted living facilities throughout the service area, if needed.  

Medical Supplies 

Comfort care is important to us. Medical supplies necessary for the management of incontinence and palliative wound care are available, as related to the hospice diagnosis.

Medications & Pharmacy 

As part of the hospice plan of care, medications related to the primary hospice diagnosis including those for pain and symptom management  are covered under the hospice benefit, as approved by our clinical director.

Medical Durable Equipment

Medical equipment, such as wheelchairs, walkers, or oxygen are available to meet the comfort and individualized care needs of our patients.  

Physician Services & Nurse Practitioners 

We have physicians and nurse practitioners who provide care for your loved one and on-call 24/7.  

Therapy Service 

Physical, Occupational, and Speech 

*Most hospices do not provide these services. 

Spiritual Support & Psychosocial 

We employ qualified spiritual and social counselors who will assist the patient and family with end of life decisions to include financial, funeral, spiritual, and other resources


Registered Dietitians 

Provides nutritional support services to clients and caregivers in the home. Conducts complete home nutritional assessments of patients. Provides counseling and education to patient and/or caregiver regarding nutrition and dietary management.

Volunteer Support 

We love our volunteers and they do so much to help your loved one.    Our volunteers spend time with your loved one by helping them with errands, pick up groceries, playing music, or just providing them with love and support. 

Bereavement Counseling 

We provide free counseling for family members who need it after the loss of their loved one.   We have support groups each month.  

General Inpatient Care 

At Bridgeway, we are individually contracted with several local Inpatient Facilities to provide that higher level of care that is often needed at the end of life.    

Respite Care  

At Bridgeway, we are individually contracted with several local facilities to provide a brief relief for the family from daily care of the patient.      


Meet our Director of Nursing for Plaquemine!

We would like to welcome Vickie Dozier-Verret to our Bridgeway Family! 

Vickie is our new Director of Nursing for our​ Plaquemine location.


We are so honored to be featured in the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report Magazine under the Faces of Family Business section.

We would like to thank 008 Magazine for considering Bridgeway Hospice as a trusting healthcare provider!

Check us out in the healthcare providers section of 008 Magazine's August edition!

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We are proud to be recognized 

as an agency who provides 

compassionate, patient-centered care.

Bridgeway Healthcare & Hospice is

Ranked Elite among hospice recipients.

See our public report on Hospice Compare.


Bridgeway Healthcare and Hospice is a full service, licensed, and certified hospice company established in 2012. Bridgeway is unique in that it is locally owned and operated in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and Plaquemine by hospice nurses who have over 25 years of experience. Our team is committed to patient care, and they have an extraordinary passion for hospice. 

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Bridgeway Healthcare and Hospice - our team members focus on the individualized needs of the patient and their loved ones, offering them several choices.

We provide services in: Homes, Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities, or Independent Living Facilities. 

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From The Owner:  Dana McBride, RN

     My goal is to provide a Way to 

Bridge comfort with dignity for those individuals and their loved ones who are approaching end of life.

  C.E.O. Dana McBride 

The care and service offered by Bridgeway is the treatment of 

symptoms associated with the hospice diagnosis with a focus 

on an overall improvement of quality of life. 

As one nears the end of life and modern medicine and 

treatment are no longer an option, our team can be there for

 you to provide comfort and companionship.

Baton Rouge location:                                                            

Toll Free Number: 1-866-293-6939

Ascension Parish: 225-644-CARE

Address: 13702 Coursey Boulevard, Suite 5B

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70817

Lafayette location:

Toll Free Number: 1-844-888-1482

Address: 2014 W. Pinhook Dr., Suite 604

Lafayette, Louisiana 70508

Plaquemine Office:

Phone Number:


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24170 Railroad Avenue

Plaquemine, LA 70764

Lafayette Office: 

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2014 W. Pinhook Rd 

Ste. 604

Lafayette, Louisiana 7050808

Baton Rouge Office: 

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13702 Coursey Blvd 

Ste. 5B

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70817

What Values Or Principles Guide Bridgeway Hospice?  

Being locally owned and operated, we are not willing  to lose touch with that family feel.  Employees are an important value to the care we provide.  We share each other's victories and struggles, and pass our love for each other on to the families we service.  With that being said, we hold each other accountable to advance in personal growth areas,  to become people of strong character and integrity.    

Dana McBride, C.E.O.  

Grief Support 

Bridgeway Healthcare & Hospice strives to provide the highest quality, comfort-oriented care to our patients and their families by providing individualized care through spiritual, emotional and physical involvement. We strive to empower our patients and their families to live with dignity and comfort as they face life limiting illness. At Bridgeway we believe information and education are integral components of empowerment.

Core Values of Bridgeway Hospice 

Our Core Values:

  • Commitment:  Committed first and foremost to the delivery of Compassionate Care for all of our constituencies (patients, families, payors, community, and each other).
  • Compassion:  Compassionate Care is at the very heart of what we do and why we exist. Compassionate Care values human dignity. It is doing the right thing for the right reason. It differentiates us from all other providers.

  • Competence:  Competent Care is the first essential step to providing Compassionate Care.   It is leading edge and cost competitive with any other credible provider.

  • Community:  Community support is our ultimate edge in providing Compassionate Care. It enables us to constructively enlist the collaborative support of volunteers and other community entities, creating the capacity to meet community needs.
  • Creativity:  Creativity is tapping the brilliance within ourselves and our community to generate ideas that will continually improve Compassionate Care in the face of all that might challenge it.

Our services and passion for caring extend to all regardless of diagnosis, 

gender, national origin, race, color, creed, sexual orientation, 

disability, age or place of residence.