Hospice of the Upstate was founded from the vision and energy of community leaders for the benefit of the Upstate SC community. Over the past 27 years, in response to community demand for services, we have provided leadership in developing hospice-certified staff, opened the state’s first inpatient hospice house, and pioneered the integration of electronic medical records and telephony to decrease response time to patient needs. Through the Sadler Bereavement & Education Center, community and family members are offered: • Grief Support Groups • Children’s Outreach in home and in school • Workplace Grief Education/Support • Advance Directives Planning • Hospice Volunteer and Caregiver Training. Our staff has grown from a handful of clinical volunteers to an inter-disciplinary team of 150 who work with 1000 patients each year.
“The creation, growth and success of Hospice of the Upstate is a tribute to the investment made by many supporters and friends as we care for the patients and families in our ‘garden.'” -Pam Melbourne, CEO
(Pictured above is The Barbara Craft Garden at the Rainey Hospice House, Anderson, SC. © Chelsey Ashford)