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Mission Statement

Coastal Hospice promotes dignity and quality of life for patients and families who face life-limiting conditions.

Coastal Hospice, Inc. is a health care organization dedicated to preserving dignity and quality of life. We offer comprehensive hospice and palliative care on Maryland's lower Eastern Shore. In addition to providing physical care, we promote the emotional and spiritual growth of patients, enabling them to live their lives to the fullest. Our mission includes education in the care of the terminally ill and support to the bereaved.

As responsible stewards we will use our resources effectively and productively, conscientiously preserving our assets. We will continually improve Coastal Hospice in order to meet our community's changing needs with the highest quality, cost effective services. We will strive to exceed requirements for licensure and accreditation, and other recognized professional standards.

We encourage pursuit of our ideals, professional development and teamwork. We value our associates and respect the service given to patients by staff, volunteers, attending physicians and all others who support Coastal Hospice.


Coastal Hospice assists family members in caring for persons in the last phases of an incurable disease so that they might live as fully and comfortably as possible. This specialized health care is given primarily in the home. The emphasis is on control of pain and other distressful symptoms. Coastal Hospice has an in-patient facility located in Salisbury, Maryland providing respite and general in patient care.

Services are provided in accord with written orders by the patient's own physician. Twenty-four hour on-call RNs. Respite care and inpatient services can be coordinated.

Our professional team of caregivers can provide quality end-of-life care to patients in Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties in Maryland regardless of ability to pay.

Coastal Hospice is fully licensed by the State of Maryland to provide hospice care. We are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.


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by gerard m. from SC (March 11, 2011)
always good t give back. The more you give the greater your blessings.