A.C. Hospice, Inc. provides an individualized program of physical, emotional, spiritual, and practical care for people in the last phases of a life-limitinf illness, with an emphasis on control of pain and other symptoms. The program is reflective of a spirit and idea of caring that emphasizes comfort and dignity for the dying, making it possible for them to remain independent for as long as possible, in familiar surroundings. Hospice care is centered on both the patient and familiy/caregiver. Hospice personnel respect and respond to the unique differences in family/caregiver, lifestyles, values, and wishes.
Utilizing an interdisciplinary group approach of physicians, nurses, social workers, therapists, homemakers, hospice aides, volunteers, spiritual counselors, bereavement counselors, and others. A.C. Hospice, Inc. provides palliative care in the home, short-term inpatient services, mobilization and coordination of ancillary services, and bereavement support. Services will be equitably distributed to a medically and financially diversified group of patients in a cost-effective manner which ensures adherence to the goals of A.C. Hospice, Inc. and the maintenance of the financial solvency of the organization.
Hospice affirms life.
Hospice exists to provide support and care for persons in the last phases of a life-limiting illness so that they may live as fully and comfortably as possible.
Hospice exists in the belief that through appropriate care and the promotion of a caring community, patients and family/caregivers will be free to attain a degree of mental preparation for death that is satisfying to them.
We recognize the unique physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual needs of each person receiving hospice care in the home. We strive to extend the highest level of courtesy and service to patients and family/caregivers, visitors, and each other. We deliver state-of-the-art hospice care services with identified centers of excellence. We engage in a wide range of continuing education for hospice personnel and volunteers, as well as other educational programs for professionals and the public.