Heart to Heart Hospice Recognized as We Honor Veterans Partner
Flint, MI – Heart to Heart Hospice is proud to be a continued partner of We Honor Veterans (“WHV”), a pioneering program created by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (“NHPCO”), in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs, to meet the needs of Veterans facing a lifelimiting illness. Heart to Heart Hospice of Flint has achieved the highest level of recognition as a WHV hospice provider and has made a commitment to enhance the quality of care for Veterans and their families at the end of life.
“We are honored to achieve the highest level of recognition in the We Honor Veterans Program and will continue to demonstrate our commitment to improving care for Veterans and their loved ones at the end of life,” said Kelly Mitchell, CEO and Founder of Heart to Heart Hospice. “Delivering exceptional care and support to better serve our nation’s Veterans and their loved ones is an extremely important initiative at Heart to Heart Hospice,” added Kevin Offel, an Army veteran and President of Heart to Heart Hospice. “We are privileged to honor those who have selflessly served our country.”
As a WHV Level 4 provider, Heart to Heart Hospice of Flint has increased their capacity to serve Veterans and care for their specific needs, implemented ongoing Veteran-centered education for staff and volunteers, and supported the development of strategic partnerships at both local and regional levels to increase access to quality end of life care for Veterans and their families.
“Through We Honor Veterans we are taking a giant step forward in helping healthcare professionals and volunteers understand and serve Veterans at the end of life,” said J. Donald Schumacher, NHPCO president and CEO. “It is time that we step up and acquire the necessary skills and fulfill our mission to serve these men and women with the dignity they deserve.”
To learn more about the We Honor Veterans Program, or to see where other Heart to Heart Hospice agencies are in their recognition process, please visit www.wehonorveterans.org.
About Heart to Heart Hospice
Heart to Heart Hospice, founded in 2003, is one of the largest private providers of hospice care in the United States. Headquartered in Plano, TX, Heart to Heart Hospice provides a broad range of palliative and support care services to patients with life-limiting illnesses across 26 locations throughout Texas, Michigan and Indiana. Services provided include nursing care; physician services; counseling and social worker services; homemaker services; physical, occupational and speech therapy; spiritual counseling and bereavement; and medication for symptom and pain control. At Heart to Heart, we understand the emotional and physical challenges associated with life-limiting illness for both the patient and their loved ones. Our care team is committed to providing patients with what they need most: freedom from pain, emotional and spiritual support, and the ability to control the direction of their care. To learn more about Heart to Heart Hospice, please visit us at www.hearttohearthospice.com.