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VNA Family Hospice And Palliative Care
Vision, Mission and/or Purpose of Organization
The mission of the VNA is to provide the full range of compassionate, high quality, cost-effective services needed to maintain people in their homes and communities as long as possible. It is the intention to provide these services on the basis of need, regardless of ability to pay.
History of Organization
VNA has it's origin in 1970 when a group of dotors, nurses and community minded individuals sought to improve care for the homebound. VNA has expanded and developed programs to meet the changing health care needs of our community thorough the years.VNA offers fullrange of home care services. VNA Family Hospice was started in 1985. A coordiated program of medical, spiritual, psychological and social work services are directed at provoiding relief and comfort for as long as life remains.
Accreditations and Licenses
Medicare Certified Licensed by the State of PA
Affiliated with Indiana Regional Medical Center Member of Pennyslvania Home Care Association-PHA Better Business Bureau
Services funded by Medicare, Medical Assistance, and private insurance plans.
800.654.5984 - Toll-free - TDD
Indiana County and surrounding areas, Southern Jefferson and Punxsutawney for Hospice Care.
A coordinated program of medical, spiritual, psychological and social work services established to allow the terminally ill to remain in their own home. Services can include: management of pain and symptoms, provides needed medications, equipment and supplies, emotional and psychological support, instruction to patient and family in management of care, spiritual support, respite care services, and follow-up bereavement care and counseling.
7:30 am - 5:00 pm / Monday through Friday24 hours on call; 7 days per week on-call services
Fees/Cost for Services
Family Hospice services are paid for by Medicare and/or the Medicaid Hospice benefit. Many of the hospice services are also covered by other health insurance plans. For those who have no insurance, fees will be determined using a sliding fee scale. No one will be denied care because of inability to pay
A patient diagnosis of a terminal disease with life expectancy of six months or less; a desire by the patient and family for care that is aimed at providing comfort and quality of life in the home; and the availability of the attending physician.