Mission and Values

Our Mission

Our mission is to bring medical expertise and compassionate, respectful care to people and their loved ones at any stage of a life-threatening illness, and to provide information and education about advanced illness, dying, and bereavement to the entire community.

Our Values

We strive to make these values the foundation of our commitment to others and the driving force of our day-to-day work:

Compassion
We strive to be a source of comfort, understanding and strength to the individuals and families we serve as well as to each other.

Excellence
We are committed to continuous improvement and excellence. We expect and remain open to change, recognizing that change is inevitable and necessary for all growth.

Respect
We are committed to treating others with respect in our words and actions, being tolerant, open-minded, and accepting of differences. In disagreements we will strive to maintain respectful discourse and remain open to persuasion.

Empowerment 
We believe in empowering clients, co-workers, and community members by supporting them to use and enhance their existing strengths.

Trust
We are committed to maintaining a trusting, open, and safe environment for all, conducting all actions honestly, maintaining confidentiality, and treating each person fairly.

Partnership
We strive to work in partnership and cooperation with clients, co-workers, community members, agencies, faith communities, and businesses, and to celebrate the diversity which makes our community unique.

When problems arise, all of us will help in generating solutions, and all decisions will be grounded in these values.