TOPEKA, Kan., April 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — St. Croix Hospice is pleased to announce the opening of an office in Topeka this month in response to the need for additional hospice services in the community and surrounding area.

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«We are honored to have the opportunity to provide local services to support more hospice patients, families and caregivers in the Topeka area,» said Dr. John Eplee, St. Croix Hospice Kansas Medical Director. «We’ve added the Topeka branch in response to repeated requests for our services beyond the areas we currently support from our Hiawatha office. We are pleased to have built a team of local medical experts who provide these vital hospice services right here in the Topeka community.»

The St. Croix Hospice expert care team in Topeka includes physicians, registered nurses, social workers, dieticians, chaplains, hospice aides, bereavement counselors, volunteers, and physical, speech, occupational, music and massage therapy.

St. Croix Hospice now serves patients and their families in the following Kansas counties: Atchison, Brown, Chase, Coffey, Doniphan, Douglas, Geary, Jackson, Jefferson, Leavenworth, Lyon, Marshall, Morris, Nemaha, Osage, Pottawatomie, Riley, Shawnee, and Waubaunsee.

Hospice care provides comfort and quality of life for patients with a terminal diagnosis when a cure is no longer an option. St. Croix Hospice surrounds patients, families and caregivers with a team of compassionate experts who support their physical, social, emotional and spiritual needs. Hospice care is provided wherever a patient calls home, including a nursing home or care facility.

About St. Croix Hospice
St. Croix Hospice supports patients, families and caregivers when they need us the most, delivering the highest quality hospice care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska and Wisconsin.

CONTACT: Bronwyn Pope
bpope@stcroixhospice.com
651-888-4393 ext. 205

 

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