Caring Circle, a Lakeland Health affiliate, is dedicated to serving our neighbors throughout southwest Michigan. As the largest and most experienced community-based palliative care and hospice organization in the area, we have expanded to offer a quality-of-life focused continuum of care that includes Transitions, HouseCalls, Palliative Care, Hanson Hospice Center, Hospice at Home, Bereavement Care, and Lory’s Place.
As a not-for-profit organization, we offer comprehensive caregiving program and support, as well as grief and bereavement counseling, workshops and support groups at no charge. Lory’s Place, our community bereavement center, provides peer support group services for grieving children, adults, and their families as well as school outreach, and community education in southwest Michigan and northern Indiana.
Hospice at Home, a program of Caring Circle, has accreditation with deemed status from the Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc. (CHAP), the leading accrediting agency nationally for hospice and home health organizations. CHAP accreditation demonstrates that Hospice at Home meets the industry’s highest nationally recognized standards. Rigorous evaluation by CHAP focuses on structure and function, quality of care, human and financial resources, and long-term viability.