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By Halle Kowalewski

Hospice of the Valleys treats patients like family


Last updated 7/1/2018 at 10:45pm


Hospice of the Valleys receives the HEALTHCAREfirst Honors "Elite" award, May 20, due to recommendations from patients' families.

It started as a small, volunteer-based organization founded by two compassionate sisters. Now, 35 years later, Hospice of the Valleys is a broad network of volunteers and professionals devoted to the well-being of a vast community.

The nonprofit organization provides "compassionate end of life care for those that are terminally ill," Gina O'Bryant, the hospice's director of development, said.

Patients are cared for regardless of their ability to pay and are given access to a team of clinical professionals including physicians, nurses, social workers, volunteers, spiritual caretakers and b...

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