Opening a New Door . . .
A Hospice House in Kings Mountain
Since 1996, Wendover - located in Shelby has provided a homelike atmosphere for fourteen hospice patients each day. Wendover is always filled and there is a waiting list of patients from all over the county hoping for a Wendover room. In both 2007 and 2008, over 100 patients on the waiting list died someplace else.
The purpose of a Hospice House in Kings Mountain is to increase the number of rooms available for hospice patients and to provide the Kings Mountain community with a place where patients and their families can receive high quality end of life care with a focus on comfort and quality of life.
The 15,000 square feet Hospice House in Kings Mountain is located at 321 Kings Mountain Boulevard opened in April 2010 and has eight spacious private patient rooms, each with a private bath, and an outdoor patio. A living room, dining room, family sitting areas, quiet rooms, children’s playroom, patient spa, and a small chapel allows space for patients and families to gather. In addition, a large conference room, outfitted with audiovisual equipment, and a commercial kitchen is available for community use. Outdoor porches and courtyard spaces integrate Kings Mountain’s natural landscape into the experience of the Hospice House.
Kings Mountain prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America. Neighbors benefit from exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, and a solid network of parks, museums, community centers, and libraries. Kings Mountain continues to grow as more and more people make their homes here and bring their businesses here. The rich history, friendly people, and growing population make this the ideal location for the newest Hospice House in Cleveland County.
The Hospice House in Kings Mountain, provides a relaxed and home-like atmosphere of peace and serenity for hospice patients and their families in this community.