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Unique Facility Designed for the Comfort of Hospice Patients and Their Families
Date:6/22/2009

ws us to provide quality care in a tranquil, home-like setting."

Unlike many hospice programs, the Hospice of Philadelphia works with physicians from many hospitals and health care providers in the Philadelphia area to provide inpatient and outpatient hospice care to the terminally ill. Both acute and respite care are offered at the inpatient facility.

The Hospice team includes full-time board certified hospice and palliative care medical directors, registered nurses, social workers, certified nursing assistants, chaplains, spiritual and bereavement counselors, pharmacy and dietary consultants, and volunteers. Hospice of Philadelphia's commitment to helping patients and their families transition in the last months of life are evident by their expertise in pain and symptom management, and support and counseling services.

For more information, visit www.vnaphilly.org or call 1-800-VNA-1160.

Hospice of Philadelphia
Hospice of Philadelphia, a service of The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia, provides home care, respite and inpatient services to patients with progressive illnesses. Other services provided for patient comfort and family support include alternative therapies, such as massage and music therapy, which help promote the patients’ and families’ well being.

Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia
The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia is a leading not-for-profit provider of comprehensive 24-hour in-home and community healthcare to residents of Philadelphia, Bucks, Delaware and Montgomery counties. Since 1886, the Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia has provided highly specialized, cost effective services to Southeastern Pennsylvania residents regardless of their ability to pay. For more information about the Visiting Nurse Association of Great
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