ABOUT HOSPICE & COMMUNITY CARE

Mission

The mission of Hospice & Community Care is to give hope, comfort, and compassion to our community when needed most.

Vision

Our vision for the future is to remain the area’s first and best choice in the services that we provide.

Values

Our shared values of integrity, stewardship, compassion, quality, teamwork, and innovation guide our organization.

Our History

Founded in the early 1980s, Hospice & Community Care was the result of friends seeking to aid one woman’s struggle with cancer and her desire to remain at home until her death. These community leaders advocated for and worked diligently toward establishing hospice care in York County. Their unfailing belief is that everyone deserves hope, comfort, and compassion at the end of life. Originally named York County Hospice, as operations expanded throughout the upstate to include Chester, Lancaster, Cherokee, Fairfield, and Union Counties, we became known as Hospice & Community Care

Governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, Hospice & Community Care employs a team of caring, compassionate professionals who, along with nearly 250 volunteers, support our patients and their loved ones every day. For more than 30 years, we have guided thousands of terminally ill people to live their final months in a comfortable, caring atmosphere.

A non-profit agency, our mission of care for the community drives us. Seeing a need for expanded care, in 2008 Hospice & Community Care opened the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House, an inpatient facility on the current campus.

Our revenue is applied to helping patients, their families, and our community at large. This allows us to provide hospice services to anyone eligible without regard to ability to pay.

Notice Informing Individuals About Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Requirements

Discrimination is Against the Law

Hospice & Community Care complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Hospice & Community Care does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Hospice & Community Care:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters
    • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
    • Qualified interpreters
    • Information written in other languages

If you need these services, contact Jane Armstrong, CEO Hospice & Community Care.

If you believe that Hospice & Community Care has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with:

Jane Armstrong, CEO Hospice & Community Care
PO Box 993 Rock Hill, SC 29731
803-329-1500-PH, 1-800-895-CARE-TF, 803-329-5935-FX
jane@HospiceCommunityCare.org

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Jane Armstrong, CEO Hospice & Community Care is available to help you.

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)

Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.

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