Bethany Hospice was founded by Diane Mead, R.N., B.S.N., to provide the highest level of care to patients in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County and surrounding areas. Bethany is a diverse team of doctors, nurses, aides, and social workers who are all committed to upholding the principles of hospice as outlined in our mission:

To guide all those who have been touched in some way by a life-limiting illness, offering a comprehensive approach to comfort care, and ensuring a dignified quality of life.

Team Bill of Rights

We have developed these principles that guide our work towards fulfilling this mission.
All members of the Bethany Hospice Team are committed to the following standards of excellence:

  • Respect
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Communication
  • Understanding
  • Cooperation
  • Professionalism
  • Competence
  • Accountability
  • Unconditional Positive Regard
  • Celebration

Partnership Standards

Bethany Hospice commits to providing expert end-of-life care as a partner with you through the following standards of excellence:

  • Quality Care
  • Responsiveness
  • Respect
  • Honesty
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Understanding
  • Professionalism
  • Accountability

Partnership Standards

Bethany Hospice commits to providing expert end-of-life care as a partner with you through the following standards of excellence:

  • Quality Care
  • Responsiveness
  • Respect
  • Honesty
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Understanding
  • Professionalism
  • Accountability

If you are considering hospice for a loved one please click here to learn more; or if you have been referred to hospice by a doctor or other professional, learn more about the process by clicking here.