Welcome

Welcome to the home page of the Utah Hospice and Palliative Care Organization!

Registration for the 2018 UHPCO Annual Convention is now available. Click here to register and learn more.

Join your hospice colleagues at the UHPCO convention and annual meeting.

Learn. Re-connect with long-time friends. Expand and enrich your hospice practice with access to hospice-specific experts in regulatory compliance, emergency preparedness and technology to keep patients and families safer at home. Investigate opportunities that UHPCO community partners bring. Hear how someone overcame seemingly insurmountable challenges – and how you can, too.

And while you’re there, do your Christmas shopping!

What can we say? We aim to please, and we know you’re busy.

You can’t miss this convention.

About UHPCO

UHPCO provides education, advocacy, industry support, and business connections that facilitate member agencies’ ability to care for patients with terminal illnesses and for those who love and care for them.

Become a Member

UHPCO members build a stronger hospice community that benefits all member agencies as well as the patients and families under their care.

Find a Hospice

Use UHPCO’s hospice-finder tool to identify a high-quality hospice serving where you need them to serve.

What Is Hospice?

Hospice is considered to be the model for quality, compassionate care for people facing a life-limiting illness or injury. Hospice and palliative care involve a team-oriented approach to expert medical care, pain management, and emotional and spiritual support expressly tailored to the person’s needs and wishes. Support is provided to the person’s loved ones as well.

The focus of hospice relies on the belief that each of us has the right to die pain-free and with dignity, and that our loved ones will receive the necessary support to allow us to do so.

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Hospice focuses on caring, not curing. In most cases care is provided in the person’s home.

 
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Hospice care also is provided in freestanding hospice centers, hospitals, and nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.

 
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Hospice services are available to patients of any age, religion, race, or illness.

 
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Hospice care is covered under Medicare, Medicaid, most private insurance plans, HMOs, and other managed care organizations.

 

Address

UHPCO - Executive Director
Beth Noyce, RN
PO Box 823
West Jordan, Utah 84084

Call Us

Phone: (801) 487-8242
Fax: (801) 487-6424
Cell: (801) 673-8258

 

LeeAnn Sudbury

Assistant to Executive Director

801-548-0543