Halifax Health – Hospice and Palliative Care Celebrates 40th Year

DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. – (January 25, 2019) – On Wednesday, January 23, Halifax Health – Hospice and Palliative Care launched its year-long commemoration of providing compassionate care for 40 years to the Central Florida communities it serves.  The kick-off celebration, held at Halifax Health – Hospice’s Port Orange Care Center, included special gifts and refreshments for employees to thank them for their service to the organization and their roles in making it the top-rated and most recommended hospice in Central Florida.

“Forty years is a special milestone and we want to commemorate that properly with special events throughout the year in all of the Central Florida communities we serve.  It was important to us to kick-off our commemorative activities with a celebration just for our employees and volunteers who provide exceptional care to our patients and families each day,” says Halifax Health – Hospice and Palliative Care Director Ben Eby.  

Since 1979, Halifax Health – Hospice and Palliative Care, a not-for-profit organization, has provided extraordinary end-of-life care and grief support for patients and families through a uniquely specialized team of registered nurses, licensed social workers, spiritual care counselors, hospice aides, complementary therapists and more than 600 volunteers who are on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  For more information on Halifax Health – Hospice and Palliative Care services and programs, visit halifaxhealth.org/hospice.

Halifax Health

Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, freestanding emergency department, an urgent care, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with five outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, a pediatric care community clinic, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization.  Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born earlier than 28 weeks.  For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

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