Angels Grace Hospice

Our Story

Angels Grace Hospice began with people who share a passion for hospice.

We believe that exceptional end-of-life care can only happen when highly trained, experienced professionals are dedicated to listening to patients and their families, focused on respecting their ideas, and committed to making a difference.

Our leadership team includes medical social workers and nurses with extensive hospice experience. In fact, over 50% of our nurses are Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurses (CHPN) and our medical director is Certified in Hospice Palliative Medicine.

All of our employees are hand-picked to fulfill our vision.

Mission Statement

Committed to Leadership

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.

Committed to Excellence

We strive to create an environment of teamwork and participation, where, through continuous performance improvement and open communication, health care professionals pursue excellence and take pride in their work, the organization, and their personal development. We believe that the quality of our human resources—hospice personnel, physicians, volunteers—is the key to our continued success. We maintain financial viability through a cost-effective operation to meet our long-term commitment to the community.

Our Policy

Goals

  1. To provide a program of care that acknowledges death as a normal event.
  2. To provide direct patient care in the home, and family/caregiver support in a coordinated manner with an interdisciplinary program using existing resources and avoiding duplication of services.
  3. To offer short-term inpatient care when the patient’s pain and symptoms must be closely monitored in order to be controlled, or when the family/caregiver needs a rest from the tedium and stress involved in caring for the patient.
  4. To maintain a commitment to realistic, cost-effective management, utilizing all available mechanisms for payment, to retain management responsibility for the patient’s care in the utilization of direct and indirect services.
  5. To make hospice and the hospice philosophy an accepted part of the health care system and to increase awareness concerning the needs of the dying.
  6. To provide a continuum of care that recognizes and responds to the physical, social, spiritual, emotional, and other needs of the patient and family/caregiver.

Joint Commission

Gold SealThe Joint Commission Enterprise is a global driver of quality improvement and patient safety in health care. Thought leading practices, unmatched knowledge and expertise, and rigorous standards, we help organizations across the continuum of care lead the way to zero harm.

The mission of The Joint Commission is to continuously improve health care for the public, in collaboration with other stakeholders, by evaluating health care organizations and inspiring them to excel in providing safe and effective care of the highest quality and value. Its vision is that all people always experience the safest, highest quality, best-value health care across all settings.