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Lutheran Hospice, Columbia, South Carolina

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Address: 1505 Blanding St
Columbia, South Carolina  29201  
United States
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 65
Number of People Being Served: 720
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Mission Statement


?Believing in the presence of God among us, affirming the value of human life and the dignity of the individual, the mission of Lutheran Hospice is to provide compassionate end-of-life care to people of all ages and faiths. Through teamwork and a servant?s heart, we respond with integrity and strength of spirit.?

Description


Lutheran Hospice focuses on providing quality, compassionate care to patients and caregivers at end-of-life. Comprehensive medical care is tailored to the patient?s physical needs and wishes allowing the patient to remain pain free and alert. Patients also receive the emotional and spiritual support needed to cope with the many fears of dying, such as the fear of being alone, losing control or being a burden to others.

Lutheran Hospice focuses on providing quality, compassionate care to patients and caregivers at end-of-life. Comprehensive medical care is tailored to the patient?s physical needs and wishes allowing the patient to remain pain free and alert. Patients also receive the emotional and spiritual support needed to cope with the many fears of dying, such as the fear of being alone, losing control or being a burden to others.

Mission Statement: ?Believing in the presence of God among us, affirming the value of human life and the dignity of the individual, the mission of Lutheran Hospice is to provide compassionate end-of-life care to people of all ages and faiths. Through teamwork and a servant?s heart, we respond with integrity and strength of spirit.?

Denominational Affiliations


Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)


Local Affiliation



Program Type:


Other Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes