Summit View Hospice Attains National Accreditation Through the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP)
Reno, NV, January 31, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Summit View Hospice became Northern Nevada’s first hospice provider to obtain national accreditation through Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP). CHAP accreditation demonstrates that Summit View Hospice and their staff meet the industry’s highest nationally recognized standards. Rigorous evaluation by CHAP focuses on quality of services and products, structure and function, human and financial resources, and long-term viability. Through CHAP certification, Summit View Hospice is also certified as a Medicare provider.
Summit View Hospice is Northern Nevada’s only locally owned, nationally accredited Community hospice. Founded and operated by local residents, with over 30 years of hospice and home health experience, Summit View Hospice’s mission is to provide physical, emotional, social and spiritual support to patients with an advanced illness. Home-based palliative care is the foundation of Summit View’s program which involves the support of a physician, registered nurses, social service counselors, certified nursing assistants and volunteers, all following a prescribed plan of care. Home-based care offers patients the ability to spend their days in their home, as alert and pain-free as possible, surrounded by their loved ones.
Summit View Hospice is accepting patients, regardless of their ability to pay. To learn more about their services or to make a referral, please call (775) 636-9598 or visit www.SummitViewHospice.com