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About us

Our Mission

Charlin Hospice LLC is a family owned faith-based hospice agency who strives to provide compassionate and quality care to you and your loved ones. We provide a team of dedicated professionals committed to providing outstanding skilled care, enabling you to create positive memories and find peace knowing that your loved ones will be well cared for at the end of life’ journey

Charlin Health Services has been providing services in the home health care industry since 2003. Charlin Hospice, LLC offers a Hospice team of skilled professionals with combined healthcare experience of over 50 years.

History of Hospice

The term “hospes,” from which the term hospice is derived, means to be both host and guest and implies an interaction and mutual caring between patient, family and the hospice staff.

Cicely Saunders, MD opened St. Christopher’s Hospice in 1967 in London, thus marking the beginning of the modern hospice movement.

In 1974, Florence Wald, RN planned and founded Connecticut Hospice. This was the first hospice in the United States.

What is Hospice?

Hospice is a way of caring for patients and their families when they are facing the end stages of life due to illness. Hospice is not a place, nor a treatment. Hospice provides this care wherever home may be. The focus of hospice is to provide symptom management and pain control as palliative care in an effort to improve a person’s quality of life. In addition, hospice provides support for the family through education, counseling, and presence.

Why Use Hospice?

Hospice provides customized care; someone to talk to regarding resources, finances, spiritual direction or just companionship as patients and their families often face very difficult decisions when confronted with terminal diseases. These professionals are defined as your Interdisciplinary Team. The team provides hospice care that focuses on both the quality of life free from pain; as well as, family support. Your hospice team is available to help with information, education on resources, counseling, and a strong shoulder to lean on.

The Focus of Hospice is to:

  • Help maintain a person’s quality of life and comfort
  • Provide Pain Control and Symptom Management
  • Offer support for family and caregivers through education, counseling, and presence
  • Offer peace of mind