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Mission & Vision

Our Mission:

Hospice of Northwest Ohio provides specialized medical, emotional and spiritual care to people of all ages – living with any end-stage illness – in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. Equally important, we also provide support and education to their families and caregivers.

Our Vision:

To provide care and education that positively transform the way people view and experience serious illness and the end of life.

Our Values:

Compassion – We serve patients, families and each other with kindness and empathy, creating a caring and nurturing environment for all.

Dependability – We take seriously the trust patients and families place in us and are dedicated to making every day the best it can be.

Dignity and Respect – We accept and treat patients and families wherever they are – culturally, spiritually, emotionally and physically – honoring their wishes, needs, hopes and goals.

Expertise – We are committed to bringing the highest level of knowledge and skills in hospice and palliative care to our community.

Education – We are committed to the advancement of end-of-life knowledge and are always teaching and learning from our patients, families, volunteers, co-workers and the community.

Honesty and Integrity – We will be true to our purpose and have the courage to maintain open and honest communication with patients, families and each other.

Teamwork – We work with patients, families and each other to provide the most effective approach to care.

Responsiveness – We strive to provide access to our full continuum of services in the fastest, most effective way possible, assuring that we meet the individual needs of patients, families and referrers in a timely manner.

Sustainability – In order to secure our future, we must provide the best care and services while being fiscally responsible in the management of all resources.

 

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"Everyone was wonderful and caring about my husband and our family. Whenever we needed anything they would provide it. They listened to our concerns, answered all our questions and explained what was happening and what to expect in a very compassionate way that made his passing very peaceful and with dignity which we appreciated and will always be grateful."