Hospices of Hope is the leading palliative care charity in South Eastern Europe. We believe that everyone deserves the best possible care at the end of life. We introduced the concept of palliative care (holistic care focussing on quality of life for patients affected by terminal or life-limiting illnesses) to Romania in 1992, starting in the city of Brasov. We have since extended our services to Bucharest and the rural areas of Fagaras and Zarnesti, as well as to Serbia and the Republic of Moldova.
Our vision is of a future where all terminally ill patients in the region are able to live and die with dignity as respected and valued members of their society. In our 22 years of existence, Hospice has brought comfort and hope to over 20,000 patients and their families and provided palliative care training to more than 16,000 health care professionals. The organisation is recognised as a Centre of Excellence for palliative care education in Central and Eastern Europe. All services provided by HOSPICE Casa Sperantei for patients and families are free of charge thanks to the generous support of business and local communities and a contribution from the State through the House of Insurance.