About Us


For more than 35 years, Burke Hospice & Palliative Care (BHPC) has been providing high quality hospice care to Burke and surrounding counties.  A nonprofit organization, Burke Hospice was founded in 1982 by a handful of faithful volunteers dedicated to a vision for improving end of life care in Burke County. Today, BHPC has a staff of more than 100 skilled professionals and serves more than 200 patients a day in our programs.

BHPC are accredited by The Joint Commission and is a Quality Partner of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.  We are proud to have been voted "Best Home Health" in Burke County by readers of the Morganton News-Herald in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Our Mission

The Mission of Burke Hospice & Palliative Care is to provide excellent care for patients with a life-limiting illness, and support for their families.

Our Vision

The Vision of Burke Hospice & Palliative Care is to be nationally recognized as a premier leader of end of life services.

Our Values

Burke Hospice & Palliative Care believes in...

(T) Teamwork—to foster and strengthen partnerships
(R) Respect—to honor others
(I)  Integrity—to be truthful with every interaction
(C) Compassion—to be kind and caring in all we do
(Q) Quality—committed to providing excellent care
(S) Stewardship—to manage our resources wisely

Burke Hospice & Palliative Care belongs to a Quality Improvement Organization.