WILKES-BARRE, Pa. – Compassus, a nationwide network of community-based hospice, palliative and home health care, is hosting an open house Jan. 23, 2020, to welcome the community to its new location in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Compassus – Wilkes-Barre, which serves patients and families in Luzerne, Lackawanna and Wayne counties, recently opened at 250 Pierce Street, Suite 217, in Kingston.
Compassus – Wilkes-Barre provides high-quality and compassionate hospice care to improve quality of life for patients facing a life-limiting illness and their families. The supportive care team, which consists of physicians, nurses, hospice aides, social workers, chaplains and volunteers, works together to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients, wherever they call home.
“Our new location in Wilkes-Barre will allow us to increase awareness of the benefits and access to the services available to those with serious and life-limiting illness,” said Lori Caffrey, executive director. “If you are interested in learning how hospice can help improve the quality of life for you or someone you love, please stop by the event to meet our staff and tour our office.”
WHAT: Compassus – Wilkes-Barre Open House
WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 23
4 – 7 p.m.
WHERE: Compassus – Wilkes-Barre
250 Pierce Street, Suite 217
Kingston, PA 18704
The open house is free and open to the public. The Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce will perform a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.
Compassus – Wilkes-Barre is a Community Health Accreditation Partner under the Hospice Standards of Excellence. CHAP accreditation demonstrates the program meets the industry’s highest nationally recognized standards for quality and compliance. For more information about Compassus – Wilkes-Barre, please call (570) 931 -2359.
Compassus is a post-acute care company profoundly advancing the well-being and honoring the dignity of those it serves, helping make the world a better place one family at a time. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Compassus provides hospice, palliative and home health care services through a network of community-based programs with more than 125 locations serving patients and families in 30 states across the U.S. Hospice is Medicare’s original, proven managed care benefit. With more than 4,000 colleagues and a common culture based on three core values – compassion, integrity and excellence – Compassus is dedicated to leading the transformation of health care delivery by continuously and measurably improving the quality of person-centered, physician-driven, team-based care. Learn more at compassus.com, follow the company on Facebook or Twitter, or call (877) 377-1607.