The Hospital offers a variety of support services to aid patients and families in making difficult decisions about their health. These services include:
Click here for English, Spanish and Creole versions of the Advanced Directives Brochure, Designation of Health Care Surrogate and Living Will.
The Ethics Committee at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital understands that it’s difficult to discuss such a sensitive issue as end-of-life. We are here to make it easier, with the skill, caring and compassion to help patients and their families face difficult choices.
Start the Conversation is a public education initiative that aims to:
To help you in this process, we have produced a Conversation Guide that contains worksheets, suggestions, information and resources to help you think about your values as they relate to medical care decisions, to better understand end-of-life care options, and to discuss your choices with your loved ones and your health care surrogate.
Discussing your preferences about organ, eye, and tissue donation should be included as a part of end-of-life planning. Having a conversation with your family about your wishes regarding donation can help overcome misunderstandings and can alleviate stress on family members who may be asked to make such decisions after your death. Donate Life Florida is dedicated to motivating Floridians to designate themselves as organ, tissue and eye donors, so lives are saved and enhanced through donation and transplantation. Sign up today!
The Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital Walking Trail is available just to the South of the Ambulatory Services Center. This path is for staff and visitors to live healthy and exercise regularly. The entire loop is approximately one mile.