The VNA Hospice Care Team

Established in 1980, VNA Hospice addresses the unique needs that individuals and families face at the end of life. Hospice offers supportive care to patients and their caregivers. Our hospice care team combines sensitivity and compassion with expert knowledge and skills to the terminally ill and their loved ones.

The VNA Hospice team consists of professionals trained and experienced in providing high-quality, compassionate in-home hospice care. Our team includes:

Hospice Care

Connect with the Hospice team of VNA of Hanover & Spring Grove who are dedicated to delivering exceptional and compassionate hospice care. During this crucial time, you will want to choose a group of skilled professionals who are trained and experienced in providing the highest standard of care. With our team of hospice nurses, trained volunteers, hospice aides, bereavement service providers and social workers, we are committed to supporting both the physical and emotional needs of our patients and their families. We strive to ensure comfort, dignity, and a peaceful transition for individuals in their final journey.

Hospice Nurses

Hospice nurses are the backbone of our team, delivering expert medical care and compassionate support to our patients and their families. With their extensive training and specialized experience in hospice care, our nurses are skilled in managing pain and symptoms, providing comfort measures, and promoting overall well-being. They work closely with patients and their families to develop personalized care plans that address individual needs and preferences, ensuring that each patient’s journey is as comfortable and dignified as possible. Our hospice nurses are not only medical professionals but also caring and empathetic individuals who strive to create a peaceful and supportive environment for patients and their loved ones during this challenging time. With their dedication and expertise, VNA Hanover & Spring Grove hospice nurses are here to provide comprehensive care and offer emotional support to guide patients and their families through this sensitive stage of life.

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Bereavement Services

At VNA Hanover & Spring Grove, our bereavement services play a vital role in supporting individuals and families as they navigate the grieving process. Our compassionate professionals are trained to provide emotional support, guidance, and resources to help individuals cope with the loss of a loved one. Our bereavement support team understands that grief is a unique and personal experience. They offer a safe and non-judgmental space for individuals to express their thoughts and feelings. Through one-on-one sessions, support groups, and educational materials, they assist individuals in understanding and navigating different grief journeys. They also provide valuable tools and coping strategies to promote healing and help individuals find meaning and purpose in their lives after loss. Our support team is dedicated to helping individuals and families find solace, resilience, and hope as they navigate the challenging path of grief.

Trained Volunteers

Our team of trained volunteers are here to help enhance the quality of care and support we provide to our patients and their families. Volunteers generously give their time and expertise to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those facing end-of-life challenges. Our trained volunteers undergo comprehensive training to ensure they possess the necessary skills to offer companionship, emotional support, and practical assistance to patients and their families. Whether it’s providing respite care, engaging in meaningful conversations, assisting with errands, or simply being a comforting presence, our volunteers bring warmth, empathy, and companionship to those in need. Their dedication and selflessness truly embody the spirit of service, and their contributions significantly contribute to creating a nurturing and supportive environment for our patients and their loved ones. The quality of service from our volunteers makes a world of difference in our patient’s and their families lives.


Hospice Aides

Our hospice aides are essential members of our compassionate care team, providing invaluable assistance and support to patients and their families. Trained in the specialized field of hospice care, our aides are skilled in addressing the unique needs and challenges that arise during this time. They work closely with patients, offering personalized assistance with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, grooming, and mobility, ensuring the utmost comfort and dignity. Our hospice aides also collaborate with the broader care team to monitor and report any changes in a patient’s condition, allowing for prompt and appropriate interventions. Beyond their technical expertise, our aides possess a deep sense of empathy and compassion, providing emotional support and companionship to patients and their families. With their unwavering dedication, our hospice aides are committed to promoting the well-being and maintaining the highest quality of life for our patients throughout their end-of-life journey.


Social Workers

Social workers play a crucial role in addressing the complex emotional, social, and practical needs of our patients and their families. These highly trained professionals are adept at navigating the intricacies of end-of-life care, providing guidance and support during challenging times. Our social workers work closely with patients and their loved ones to assess their unique circumstances, helping them access community resources, financial assistance, and other support services. They offer a compassionate care, serving as advocates and facilitators to ensure that patients receive comprehensive care and have their wishes and preferences respected. Whether it’s assisting with advance care planning, facilitating family meetings, or providing counseling and emotional support, our social workers are dedicated to enhancing the overall well-being and quality of life for our patients and their families. With their expertise and commitment, our social workers help navigate the complexities of end-of-life care, providing comfort, empowerment, and a vital source of support throughout the journey.


Questions about Hospice Care?

Contact the VNA of Hanover & Spring Grove at (717) 637-1227.
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