Area Community Hospice is a locally owned and operated health care company that provides respite and clinical care services for homebound individuals. It serves the medical needs of people in Hale, Floyd, Swisher, Lamb, Briscoe and Castro counties in Texas. Area Community Hospice works for meeting the medical, emotional, psychological and spiritual care needs of patients, family members and caregivers. It offers pain management, symptom relief and bereavement support services. The organization s staff includes physicians, nurses, home health aides, social workers, chaplains and volunteers. Additionally, it offers clinical care services for various chronic diseases, including emphysema, Alzheimer's disease, and cardiovascular and neuromuscular disorders. Area Community Hospice is located in Plainview, Texas.