Community Hospice Named a 2017 Hospice Honors Recipient!


Community Hospice Named a 2017 Hospice Honors Recipient

Community Hospice has been named a 2017 Hospice Honors Recipient by Deyta Analytics, a division of HEALTHCAREfirst. This prestigious award recognizes hospices across the country for those providing the highest level of quality care, as measured by the patient caregiver’s point of view.

Award criteria were based on Hospice Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey results for an evaluation period of October 2015 through September 2016. Award recipients were identified by evaluating performance on a set of 24 quality indicator measures. These indicators include the caregivers level of satisfaction on services, education and treatment received by the patient, as well was the patient treated with respect and dignity and on their willingness of the caregiver to recommend Community Hospice services,

Norm Mast, President/CEO s credits the “excellent quality care our staff and volunteers provide to patients and families have qualified us as a Hospice Honors recipient. It is humbling to know that our community values and appreciated the care that we provide.” He shared “It’s about quality and honoring and respecting those we serve.  It’s what people at end-of–life deserve.”

About Community Hospice

Community Hospice is a community based, non-profit organization that has provided end-of-life care and support for patients and their families in their time of need for over 30 years. Since opening our doors in 1986, Community Hospice staff and dedicated volunteers strive to fulfill the hospice mission on a daily basis by assisting with direct and indirect patient and family care. Our service area includes Tuscarawas, Stark, Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton and surrounding counties. To date, we have had the privilege of serving over 14,000 patients and families in our local hospice, palliative and bereavement care programs.