about UH | who we are

Who We Are

For over 35 years, United Hospice has been dedicated to serving seriously ill individuals and their families in the Hudson Valley. The only hospice organization to be awarded the Deemed Status Accreditation from the Joint Commission for services provided in Rockland and Orange counties—we also keep our eyes on the future, constantly envisioning ways to expand and enhance care however possible.

Our Vision

Our Vision

United Hospice strives to provide the highest level of care dignity, and comfort for patients and their caregivers to maximize their quality of life and the emotional, mental, psychological and spiritual well-being during serious illness and end-of-life disease.

Our Mission

  • Honor Life
  • Give Care
  • Bring Comfort
Our Mission

Our Shared Values

In support of our Mission—our directors, staff, and volunteers are obligated to uphold and promote our Shared Values: ¬Excellence, Compassion, Integrity and Teamwork. These Shared Values are upheld by the entire United Hospice staff at all times, continually informing their service to patients and their families.


  • We assure that our staff and volunteers are well-trained, respected, and provided with the education and support needed for their professional and personal growth.
  • We are recognized as a community leader for our care and serve as an expert in the industry.
  • We strive for continuous improvement in all our work.


  • We value the dignity of those we serve. We uphold their right to self-determination and respect their right to choose.
  • We embrace families and their loved ones as our partners in providing care.
  • We are guided by kindness, consideration, and respect in caring for our patients and their loved ones.


  • We treat patients, their families, and one another as we wish to be treated.
  • We adhere to the highest standards of professionalism and ethics.
  • We respect and embrace the variety of cultural and religious traditions within our community.
  • We accept responsibility for our actions and honor our commitments.
  • We are responsible stewards for all resources provided to us.


  • We value the contributions made by all team members, blending the skills of our entire organization in unsurpassed collaboration to ensure we achieve successful outcomes.
  • We support each other’s efforts, are respectful of one another, value each other’s knowledge, and promote team wellness.
  • We are richer and stronger because of our diversity which unifies us in providing outstanding care.