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Awards & Accolades

Joint Commission

Joint Commission of Healthcare Org Gold Seal

Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc. has maintained The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® since 1996 by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal is a symbol of quality that reflects a health care organization’s commitment to providing safe and quality patient care.

The Joint Commission’s standards are developed in consultation with health care experts and providers, measurement experts, and patients. They are informed by scientific literature and expert consensus to help health care organizations measure, assess, and improve performance. The surveyors also conducted onsite observations and interviews.


We Honor Veterans

Hospice of Orange and Sullivan Counties, Inc. is a top tier of Community Partner Level V of We Honor Veterans, a program developed by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs.

To achieve this distinction, we have worked diligently to provide education for staff and volunteers, built an organizational capacity to provide quality care for Veterans, and developed and strengthened relationships with VA medical centers and other Veteran organizations. We have improved our ability to provide support to veterans by learning respectful inquiry, compassionate listening, and grateful acknowledgment. We are proud to have reached and maintained the highest accreditation of Level V.