Foundation for Hospice and Homecare

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“I have the highest respect for them, especially for the nurses, aides and therapists, who devote their lives to caring for people with disabilities, the infirm and dying Americans.  There are few more noble professions.”
— President Barack Obama

Welcome to the virtual headquarters of the
Foundation for Hospice and Homecare

The Foundation was created in 1982, the same year as its sister organization, the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC).  NAHC was established to represent the interests of home care and hospice organizations; home care and hospice personnel – including nurses, therapists, social workers, home care aides and others; and the clients and families they serve – throughout the Nation.  Similarly, the Foundation was established to advance the practice of high quality home and hospice care, as well as expand availability and increase public awareness of these vital services, through:

  • Education;
  • The development of certification and accreditation standards;
  • The development of home care and hospice quality standards;
  • Strengthening and encouraging the conduct of ethical standards in delivering home care and hospice services;
  • Research; and
  • Public Relations

The Foundation is housed at 228 7th Street, S.E., in Washington, D.C.

The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization; its tax exempt number is 23-7425651.