County of Los Angeles Department of Health Services and Golden Gate Hospice Care Collaborate to Enhance Hospice Care and Post-Acute Care Services
Los Angeles, August 21, 2023 — In a groundbreaking partnership designed to elevate the standard of end-of-life and post-acute care, the County of Los Angeles Department of Health Services (DHS) has teamed up with Golden Gate Hospice Care. This alliance aims to offer comprehensive, compassionate care to the community, marking a pivotal step in enhancing the well-being of patients and their families during critical life phases.
Renowned for its dedication to improving the health and well-being of the county’s diverse population, the County of Los Angeles Department of Health Services has joined forces with Golden Gate Hospice Care, an industry leader in hospice and post-acute care services. This strategic collaboration leverages the expertise of both organizations to provide a seamless continuum of care, addressing the physical, emotional, and psychological needs of patients facing life-limiting illnesses.
The Director of the County of Los Angeles Department of Health Services expressed enthusiasm about the alliance, stating, “We are elated to collaborate with Golden Gate Hospice Care to offer our community an unparalleled level of care during life’s most sensitive moments. This partnership reaffirms our commitment to ensuring that each individual receives personalized, compassionate, and dignified care.”
With decades of experience in delivering top-notch hospice and post-acute care services, Golden Gate Hospice Care adopts a patient-centric approach that prioritizes individual preferences and comfort. They have garnered a reputation for providing compassionate care that significantly improves the quality of life for both patients and their families.
Dr. Shamsian, CEO of Golden Gate Hospice Care, conveyed his optimism about the collaboration: “We firmly believe that everyone deserves to navigate their final stages of life with the utmost respect and compassion. Partnering with the County of Los Angeles Department of Health Services allows us to broaden our reach and offer our specialized services to an even larger community in need.”
Together, the County of Los Angeles Department of Health Services and Golden Gate Hospice Care are committed to facilitating a smooth transition from curative treatments to palliative care. They aim to provide holistic support as patients move from hospital settings to the nurturing environment of hospice care. The partnership will offer a comprehensive range of services, including pain management, emotional and spiritual support, and bereavement assistance for families.
This landmark collaboration highlights the shared commitment of both organizations to set new standards in hospice and post-acute care services within the County of Los Angeles. By pooling their resources, expertise, and core values, they are poised to make a lasting, positive impact on the lives of countless individuals and families confronting end-of-life challenges.