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VNA Family Hospice And Palliative Care


Organizational Information

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

Funding Sources

Services funded by Medicare, Medical Assistance, and private insurance plans.

Contact Information

Key Leader(s)

Kimberly Ondrizek RN MSN CHPN -  Director of Hospice and Palliative Care

Contact Person(s)

Kimberly Ondrizek - Director VNA Family Hospice
June Stewart, RN - Coordinator of Community Education
Christopher Hengler - CEO

Contact Number(s)


800.654.5984 - Toll-free - TDD

Contact Email(s)

Web Addresses

Primary Address

Medical Arts Building
850 Hospital Road
Suite 3000
Indiana, PA, 15701

Additional Addresses

Family Hospice of Punxsutawney
602 East Mahoning Street
Punxsutawney, PA, 15767

Service Information

Service Area

Indiana County and surrounding areas, Southern Jefferson and Punxsutawney for Hospice Care.

Service Description

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.

Available Hours

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

Eligibility Requirements

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.

Miscellaneous Information

Speaker Available


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