We are thrilled to have been named the 2018 Best Hospice in the Fort Wayne Newspapers Readers’ Choice awards.

Welcome to Visiting Nurse

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To Visiting Nurse, hospice is more than just a medical term: it’s a philosophy that everyone deserves dignity and compassion when faced with a life-limiting illness. At Visiting Nurse, we care for every patient with an individualized plan of care. We learn what’s most important to them and help to support them on their journey. We ensure that each patient and their family are treated with respect and love.

Leslie Friedel, Chief Executive Officer

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Hospice care is a comprehensive program of care led by a team of medical experts that allows individuals and their families to focus on living life as fully as possible. More than 1.6 million Americans received hospice care in 2015, yet there is much misinformation about how hospice care can help dying patients. Read on to learn the truth about hospice care.

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Upcoming Events.


Nov
15
Thu
5:30 pm Surviving the Holidays and Speci... @ Peggy F. Murphy Community Grief Center
Surviving the Holidays and Speci... @ Peggy F. Murphy Community Grief Center
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
The holidays can be painful and confusing after a loved one dies. As the holidays approach, we may feel apprehensive ... Read More
5:30 pm Yoga Therapy: A Journey through ... @ Peggy F. Murphy Community Grief Center
Yoga Therapy: A Journey through ... @ Peggy F. Murphy Community Grief Center
Nov 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
After the loss of a loved one, we can absorb the sadness that serious illness and death can evoke. These ... Read More
Nov
18
Sun
5:00 pm 33rd Annual Holiday Memorial Tre... @ Baker Street Train Station
33rd Annual Holiday Memorial Tre... @ Baker Street Train Station
Nov 18 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us as we celebrate the memories of those who have gone before with this moving ceremony at the historic ... Read More
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Our Facility.

Visiting Nurse provides the only free-standing inpatient hospice unit in the region. Our 14 beds are used by patients whose symptoms may need more intensive treatment than can be managed in the home or who may be admitted for respite care. Our facility is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and visitors are welcome at any time.

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