CLEVELAND, Ohio (November 1, 2010) – Hospice of the Western Reserve announced the opening of its first office in Summit County today. Based in Fairlawn, the office will better serve patients throughout Summit County.
“For over 10 years, we’ve served patients and families in Summit County, and have long-standing relationships in the community,” explains CEO David Simpson. “This new office allows us to more comprehensively serve these individuals.”
The office will be located at: 150 Springside Drive, Suite A-100, Fairlawn, OH 44333 and can be reached by phone at 330-800-2240. The new office will initially create 15 jobs which will be followed by additional hires through growth.
Hospice of the Western Reserve has served northeast Ohio for over 30 years and is the largest hospice provider in the state. The agency provides palliative and end-of-life care to patients and their families regardless of age, diagnosis or ability to pay.
A specialized palliative care program serves patients who may not be ready for hospice. Patients receive visits from advance practice nurses who work with their doctors ensure physical, spiritual and psychological symptoms are managed. Palliative care is available to those facing a serious illness no matter their age or diagnosis, and you can continue to seek curative treatment such as chemotherapy for cancer or dialysis for kidney disease.
About Hospice of the Western Reserve
Hospice of the Western Reserve is a community-based, non-profit agency providing comfort care and emotional support to patients and their families, regardless of age, disease or ability to pay. Care is provided wherever the patient lives – in the home, hospital, assisted living/long-term care facility, at Hospice House, our 42-bed residential facility overlooking Lake Erie or at a 13-bed inpatient Hospice Care Center in Olmsted Township. For more information visit www.hospicewr.org or call 800-707-8922.
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