Klamath Hospice, Inc.
Klamath Hospice, Inc. is a local organization that "is a special concept of care designed to provide comfort and support to patients and their families when a life-threatening illness no longer responds to cure-oriented treatments" (Klamath Hospice, Inc., 2010). Klamath Hospice has been operating in Klamath County for more than 27 years. The Hospice organization works in a team atmosphere with the patients, their families, doctors, and clergy in helping patients achieve their final days with dignity.
Mission and ValuesThe organization's mission "is to improve the end-of-life experience for the terminally ill and their families" (Klamath Hospice, Inc., 2010). Klamath Hospice achieves their mission by ensuring that all patients receive quality care including pain medication, spiritual counseling, and emotional support whether the service is requested in the home or in a residential treatment facility. The values Klamath Hospice practice are those of service, respect, excellence in service, collaboration, and stewardship.
Board of Directors and StaffKlamath Hospice is governed by a board of directors composed of doctors, psychologists, CPAs, nurses, social workers, and various community members. Three doctors from the local community are medical directors who oversee the staff. The management team is the Executive Director,...