Peace * Comfort * Dignity

Thee Hospice Mission

To Provide a Compassionate Interdisciplinary Team and holistic approach to care,  utilizing family and community resources, while offering physical, emotional and spiritual care to patients and their families.

Goals and Values

  • To support individuals and families coping with dying.
  • To enhance the quality of life through comfort care rather than treatment focused on cure.
  • To aggressively treat and expertly manage all pain and physical symptoms associated with the terminal individual.
  • To care for the whole person, addressing physical, emotional, psychological, spiritual, and social needs through an interdisciplinary team approach.
  • To confirm the patient's and families of self-worth, individuality, autonomy, security.
  • To acknowledge and offer support for individuals and their family members facing the losses and grief associated with dying and the death of a loved one.
  • To extend bereavement support for family members following the death of their loved one.
  • To be a positive influence upon the understanding, compassionate treatment and care of the dying and bereaved.

Source: Lattanzi-Licht, M., Mahoney, J. J. and Miller, G.W. (1998). The
hospice choice. New York: Simon & Schuster/Fireside.

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