DEI Statement

Regional Hospice is dedicated to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment where our staff, volunteers, patients and their loved ones feel deeply cared for and valued. We recognize that our journey toward diversity, equity, and inclusion is an evolving process and continuously seek to improve our practices and policies.  Our DEI commitment includes the following principles:

  • Respect for All: We appreciate unique backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect and dignity. 
  • Equity in Care: We provide equitable access to our hospice services, ensuring that every person receives the same level of compassionate care, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, ability, or socioeconomic status. 
  • Inclusive Environment: We strive to create an inclusive environment where all voices are heard and valued. We seek out and welcome diverse perspectives to drive excellence in our services and workplace. 
  • Cultural Competence: Our staff undergoes training and development to enhance cultural competence, enabling us to better understand and meet the unique needs of the diverse communities we serve. 
  • Community Engagement: We engage with and support our local communities, collaborating with organizations and individuals from diverse backgrounds to strengthen our collective impact on end-of-life care. 
  • Ownership: We hold ourselves accountable for upholding our DEI principles and ensuring they are reflected in all aspects of our organization, from hiring and promotion practices to patient care and community outreach.
"The center is a godsend."
“The daytime and nighttime staff members were wonderful, the surroundings beautiful, and the atmosphere serene. There were volunteers coming in and out all the time offering their help and time to all of us in need… It was so special for Judee to spend the last month of her life there.”
Patient with a vase of flowers
"I appreciated the little things the hospice team did."
“What a gift it was to be with my father for his last breath.”
Every Day was a Great Day: The Magical Garden of Dying Well
"Everything was bright. There was no sorrow. It was just very peaceful. Everything was just right."
Alex and Fran
“Grief is a whole lot of love.”