WE CREATED Hospice Care of South Carolina to make a difference, a difference in your life and every life touched by an advanced illness. For anyone seeking answers about hospice care, we're here to help. We want to empower you or your loved one to live more fully, more completely and more in control.
For more than a decade we’ve been changing the way people think about hospice care by focusing on living, and focusing on what the end of life can be. In fact, we are the only hospice provider in South Carolina with faculty trained to teach End of Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) a nationally accredited course in all areas (CORE, Critical Care, Geriatric, Veterans and Pediatrics). And we were named Employer Of The Year by the National Certification Board for Hospice and Palliative Nurses (NCBHPN), employing 37.5% of all Certified Hospice and Palliative-care Licensed Nurses and 34.65% of all NCBHPN’s in South Carolina.
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Hospice Care of South Carolina Named Small Business of the Year
Spartanburg, S.C. (Feb. 28, 2013)- On Monday, Hospice Care of South Carolina (HCSC) was honored by the Spartanburg Chamber with the 2013 James B. Thompson Small Business of the Year award. The ceremony was held at the Spartanburg Chamber’s Annual Meeting, the Chamber’s most prestigious event of the year, where the many accomplishments of the Upstate community are recognized.
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