Hospice Care by Mitigare
Mitigare is a nonprofit organization of professionals specialized in caring for people who have a life-limiting illness. We address the patient's needs - physical, emotional, social and spiritual - as well as the needs of the whole family. We help maximize quality of life and assist the patients make decisions about how and where they want to spend the rest of their lives.
1. Provide hospice care at an international standard of care to all in San Miguel de Allende.
2. Build capacity of doctors, nurses and social workers to provide end-of-life care as a medical specialty.
3. Create awareness and demand within the local population, the medical community, government social agencies and NGOs for end of life care as a basic human right.
To create a culturally appropriate model of end-of-life care that can be delivered at international standards of hospice care and that can be integrated into existing public and private health systems at a cost that is sustainable.
Responsibility. Maintain responsible interaction within the Mitigare team of professionals and the patients and their families
Respect. To treat everyone within the organization and patients, families, etc. with respect.
Cooperation. The Mitigare team will collaborate with each other and the patients and families to achieve our objectives.
Leadership. We will strive to be an example for all of those around us.
Social Commitment. We are committed to serving our population and to improve quality of life of our patients who have been diagnossed with progressive, advanced or late stage diseases.
“You matter to the last moment of your life, and we’ll do all that we can not only to help you die peacefully, but to live until you die"
Dame Cicely Saunders
Founder of the Modern Hospice movement