AIKEN, S.C., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CareSouth Health System, Inc., a leading provider of in-home health services, today announced the opening of its newest hospice location in South Carolina. The state licensed hospice is now available to serve patients in the communities of Aiken County, as well as the adjacent counties of Allendale, Barnwell, Edgefield, Lexington, McCormick and Saluda. CareSouth Hospice of Aiken is directed by Suzanne Principi, RN, MSN, CHPN. The office is located at 410 University Parkway, Suite 2000, in Aiken. CareSouth's first hospice office, CareSouth Hospice of Augusta (Georgia) opened in 2012.
"Aiken is one of the most beautiful cities in the south and we are so honored to be a part of it," said Lance Danko, Vice President of Hospice for CareSouth. "Our CareSouth family of hospice healthcare professionals, caregivers and volunteers are ready to provide compassionate care to our South Carolina patients who wish to live their remaining days in the place they call home and, hopefully, surrounded by their loved ones."
CareSouth Hospice includes expert medical and nursing care, pain management, emotional and spiritual support, specifically tailored to each patient's needs as well as those of their family and caregivers. Hospice care can be provided in patients' homes, hospitals, nursing homes and dedicated hospice facilities in partnership with CareSouth Hospice. The goal of hospice is to focus on caring, not curing, providing the highest quality of life possible for the time remaining.
CareSouth Health System, Inc., founded in 1995 and based in Augusta, Georgia, is a leading provider of home health care and other non-acute health care services. With more than 55 locations across the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic states, the company currently employs about 2400 full-time and part-time personnel.
In addition to home health care services, CareSouth also provides hospice, private duty home care services, physician housecall services and outpatient wellness and rehabilitation in various markets. For more information visit www.caresouth.com.
SOURCE CareSouth Health System, Inc.