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Dayton VA Medical Center, Ohio

 

The Dayton VA Medical Center (VAMC) Celebrates the Opening of the New Hospice Unit

April 25, 2013

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What: The Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) is celebrating the opening of their new state of the art Hospice Unit, known as Victory Ridge, by hosting a ribbon cutting and open house ceremony. The Director of the Dayton VAMC, Glenn Costie, and others, will speak about the benefits the new Hospice Unit will provide to Veterans and their families. The ribbon cutting ceremony will be followed by a tour of the new hospice unit. Refreshments will be provided for the open house.

Who: The Dayton VAMC

When: Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Where: The Dayton VA Medical Center Campus, 4100 W. Third Street, Dayton, Ohio. 45428. The Ribbon Cutting and Open House Ceremony will be held at Lakeside Manor (Building 320).

Contact:
Kimberly Frisco, Acting Public Affairs Office, Dayton VAMC, (937) 268-6511, Ext. 1396.
Tenisha Smith, Public Affairs Specialist, Dayton VA Medical Center, (937) 268-6511, Ext. 1875


Additional Information:

The Dayton VAMC support Veterans as they focus on the things that mean the most to them, with the goal of completing their lives with meaning and purpose. The Dayton VA Hospice mission is to provide a comfortable and peaceful environment for our Veterans to celebrate life one day at a time surrounded by family and friends. The Dayton VAMC provides their services with honor and respect for the sacrifices our Veterans deserve. The new Victory Ridge Hospice Unit will include amenities such as a spa area, a state of the art Whirlpool tub, a family room that includes aviary and aquarium, a children's play area, an outside courtyard, and a dining area for patients and their families. Victory Ridge is the first Veterans Health Administration (VHA) hospice unit to provide individual private rooms to patients. The Dayton VAMC is very excited to continue to provide Veterans with excellent care.