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Care Initiatives Hospice

 
HQ: West Des Moines, IA   |  
Overview

Care Initiatives Hospice offers compassionate care and palliative support for Iowans in the final stages of life. Our interdisciplinary approach is designed to serve the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of those facing terminal illnesses or conditions.

Care Initiatives Hospice is a part of the Care Initiatives network of senior care providers located throughout Iowa. Care Initiatives is a not-for-profit organization serving more than 3,000 older Iowans.

We work closely with family members and caregivers to respect the wishes and needs of our patients and their loved ones. With 6 locations throughout Iowa, as well as the support network of Care Initiatives, the state’s largest not-for-profit senior care provider, we are uniquely qualified to attend to the hospice needs of patients in the critical stages of life.

We are proud, active members of The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) and The Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Iowa (HPCAI), formerly the Iowa Hospice Organization. Care Initiatives Hospice is accredited by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP).

Culture

Care Initiatives Hospice began providing care in March 2009 from 6 locations in Iowa. Care Initiatives Hospice is a part of the Care Initiatives network of senior care providers located throughout the state. Created in 1988, Care Initiatives is a not-for-profit organization and the largest single operator of quality nursing homes in Iowa. Care Initiatives currently serves nearly 3,000 older Iowans through 56 nursing homes, assisted-living facilities and independent living units.

Mission

Care Initiatives Hospice is dedicated to providing quality hospice and palliative care to patients with terminal illnesses or conditions, as well as their families and caregivers.

Our mission is:
“Delivering high-quality, coordinated care with compassion, respect and dignity to Iowans and their families living with serious illness and loss.”