VITAS Healthcare
Affiliate Member (012) · Since FEB 2015

VITAS Hospice and Palliative Care

VITAS Healthcare® serves people with serious illnesses. Our hospice care and palliative services provide comfort to patients and preserve dignity in the face of terminal illness.

VITAS Healthcare®, a pioneer and leader in the hospice movement since 1978, is the nation’s largest provider of end-of-life care. Our name is derived from the Latin word for “lives” and symbolizes the VITAS mission: to preserve the quality of life for those who have a limited time to live.

Headquartered in Miami, Florida, VITAS operates 50 hospice programs in 16 states and the District of Columbia.

VITAS has enjoyed dynamic growth since its founding as a volunteer organization by a United Methodist minister and an oncology nurse. Today, VITAS employs 11,000 professionals who care for terminally ill patients daily-primarily in the patients’ homes, but also in the company’s inpatient hospice units as well as in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living communities/residential care facilities. VITAS team members include registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, home health aides, physicians, social workers, chaplains and other caregiving professionals.


 
Hospice Care
When medical treatments can no longer cure a disease, our interdisciplinary team of hospice care professionals still can do a great deal to control pain, reduce anxiety and offer needed spiritual and emotional support to patients and their families. We introduce gradual, non-crisis transitions from curative care to hospice care. There is time to talk, to try treatments and therapies, and to ensure comfort and dignity.

What You Should Know About Hospice
Thousands of homeowners are already enjoying the benefits of clean, affordable energy from SolarCity. We continuously monitor each solar power system to ensure everything’s running smoothly, and provide limited warranty coverage and repairs at no added cost in the rare event problems arise.


 
Palliative Care
If you or a loved one has a serious illness, palliative care can help. A complement to the medical treatments your doctor is already providing, palliative care helps manage pain, alleviates symptoms to improve quality of life and offers emotional and spiritual support as you deal with difficult medical issues.

QUICK LINKS
Services
Locations
Resources
Careers
Request Information

CONTACT
www.VITAS.com
220 Commerce, Suite 100
Irvine, CA 92602
sherrie.montgomery@vitas.com
(714) 921-2273

GO TO

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s