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David Simpson Hospice House​

The first of its kind in Ohio, and one of only a few in the United States at that time, David Simpson Hospice House was built in 1995. It has sheltered thousands of patients and families in its home-like, environment and has been the inspiration and model for many other hospice programs. Easily accessible from I-90 and Route 2, the House is adjacent to Cleveland Clinic's Euclid Hospital.


our-services-dshh-2.jpgIts location on the shore of Lake Erie is beautiful year-round. The building is surrounded by individually designed, named tribute gardens which patients and families can access from nearly every suite.

The beautifully landscaped grounds and winding Vista Walk offer serene sitting areas, a gazebo where many special occasions have taken place and gorgeous sunsets every evening.  

Unique Features

  • 40 patient suites, most with French doors leading to the gardens or courtyard
  • Private patient patios
  • Suites without outdoor access have expansive Lake views
  • More than 12 acres of greenspace for exercise or privacy
  • Meditation room for individual reflection or small services
  • Art and music therapy studios
  • Two visitor suites available for guests to spend the night
  • Comfortable, convertible furniture in patient rooms for those who want to rest close by their loved one
  • Connected to the Elisabeth Severance Prentiss Bereavement Center
Visiting Hours

Visitors are welcome 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Visitors may enter through the main entrance and are asked to sign in at the lobby desk before going to see their loved one. Between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. visitors must ring the bell and security will unlock the door.

Well behaved visiting pets of all varieties are also welcome.