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Hospice of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Address: 1 Winding Drive
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19131  
United States
Fax: 215-473-5047
Is 501(c)(3) nonprofit certified by the IRS?: Yes
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 75
Number of People Being Served: 200
EIN: 23-2730121
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Mission Statement


The Mission of The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia (VNA) is to provide comprehensive, home-based, health care services and community-based health programs of the highest quality to all people regardless of their ability to pay for care. The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia provides a wide-range of home health care services, including hospice and visiting physicians and nurse practitioners, to patients of all ages throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Description


The VNA Hospice of Philadelphia enables patients with a serious, progressive illness to live at home as fully and as comfortably as possible wherever home may be, even a nursing home or personal care facility. The hospice team includes nurses, social workers, home health aides, a chaplain, on-call nurses, volunteers and a bereavement coordinator. Palliative care goes beyond traditional services providing expert pain/medication management, pastoral care, respite care, and counseling to patients and their families in their homes.

The VNA Hospice of Philadelphia enables patients with a serious, progressive illness to live at home as fully and as comfortably as possible wherever home may be, even a nursing home or personal care facility. The hospice team includes nurses, social workers, home health aides, a chaplain, on-call nurses, volunteers and a bereavement coordinator. Palliative care goes beyond traditional services providing expert pain/medication management, pastoral care, respite care, and counseling to patients and their families in their homes.

Mission Statement: The Mission of The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia (VNA) is to provide comprehensive, home-based, health care services and community-based health programs of the highest quality to all people regardless of their ability to pay for care. The Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia provides a wide-range of home health care services, including hospice and visiting physicians and nurse practitioners, to patients of all ages throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania.

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Yes