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​Family Hospice and Palliative Care

The UPMC Palliative and Supportive Institute collaborates with Family Hospice and Palliative Care, a non-profit, community-based hospice and palliative care provider in western Pennsylvania, to help our patients meet the end of life with dignity and grace, in a compassionate environment.

A winner of the American Hospital Association’s Circle of Life award for innovative care programming, Family Hospice and Palliative Care has been providing compassionate care to our area since 1980.

As Pennsylvania’s largest hospice provider, Family Hospice serves nine counties in Western Pennsylvania and:

  • Helps patients make choices about their care
  • Supports family and friends who are grieving
  • Educates both professionals and the community about end-of-life issues

Family Hospice is an independent, non-profit, community-based organization accredited by The Joint Commission for meeting specific high-level performance standards and recognized nationally as a pioneer in programs such as Caregiver Training. Through a commitment to quality services, Family Hospice provides a complete continuum of care to patients and families.

For information and referrals, contact Family Hospice at 412-572-8821 or toll-free at 1-800-513-2148.

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