After 60 years, Holy Family remains at the forefront of hospice care - St. Augustine Health Ministries

Sept. 1, 2016: (Smart Business): Longevity isn’t a word often found at end-of-life care facilities. But longevity describes the St. Augustine Health Ministries’ Holy Family Home, celebrating 60 years of hospice care in Greater Cleveland.

Founded in 1956 by the Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne, Holy Family was a prototype for end-of-life care even before the word “hospice” was widely known. When the Dominican Sisters announced retirement, they turned over ownership of Holy Family to St. Augustine.

Today, Holy Family continues to fulfill the mission the Dominican Sisters began 60 years ago by providing home health care and residential and community-based end-of-life care for patients of all faiths. Their mission: focus on individualized needs of patients by caring for them with dignity at the most vulnerable time in life’s journey. Read more…