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The Calcutta House

Hospice of Acadiana’s Calcutta House is an inpatient hospice house for patients whose symptoms are acute and cannot be successfully managed at home.

  • Uncontrolled Pain
  • Seizures
  • Respiratory Failure
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Uncontrolled Bleeding
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Complex-Wound Care
  • Nausea/Vomiting
  • Ascites
  • Severe Anxiety
  • Agitation

Our compassionate team of Registered Nurses, Certified Nursing Assistants, Hospice Trained Physicians, Social Workers, Chaplains, Bereavement Counselors and Trained Volunteers will care for, and support, you and your loved one, on their end-of-life journey.

For caregivers that need a break from caregiving.

Learn More About Respite Care

For pain symptoms which cannot be managed at home.

Learn More About Symptom Management

Who We Serve


Those receiving care at home whose condition requires more than can be provided in the home environment


Terminally ill patients unable to or unlikely to leave the hospital due to disease or symptom progression


Patients who do not have the family or caregivers needed for in-home hospice care


Those lacking the financial means necessary for end-of-life care and support


Sheltered homeless individuals who do not have suitable accomodations for care