VITAS Healthcare San Antonio, TX

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Hospice Reviews for VITAS Healthcare

March 27, 2015

By Bettie L.

I am a past client of this provider

I will try to put into words what Vitas Innovative Hospice Care with its outstanding team of workers that were assigned to my husband, William A. Lucas, meant to him and to us as a family. The words will, however, be very inadequate to express our gratitude for the outstanding service for my husband. Yours was not just a service but a ministry. Thank you Dr. Moskowicz for your care. Thank you Joan!!! What a beautiful, caring service you render. It is obvious your heart is in your work. The chaplain, Virginia, as well exhibited deep love and care. Thank you! Alma radiated the same care, love, and concern that depicted the entire team. There were others who helped from time to time. Many, many thanks from grateful hearts.
Provider Response

Dear Bettie, I'm sorry for the loss of your husband, please accept my condolences. My name is Avni Parekh and I read all the reviews posted about VITAS. I have shared your review with the program/team that cared for your husband, as well as our executive management team. Your words of gratitude mean much more to our teams than you may know. I also agree with you, the care we provide is definitely more than a service: It's a calling to serve others and give back to the community. Thank you for giving VITAS the opportunity to provide care to William, as well as you and your family. Sincerely, Avni Parekh

February 06, 2015

By EliSunshine

I am a past client of this provider

I had my mom with VITAS for a week before she passed away. I just want to thank the angles that took care of mom. They were too many to name. You guys gave me and my daughters so much help taking care of my mom that we couldnt have done it without you. God bless you.
Provider Response

Dear EliSunshine,

I’d like to extend my condolences for the loss of your mother. On behalf of VITAS and the team that cared for your mother and family, thank you for sharing your experience with us. If you have any questions or would like information about our bereavement program, contact me at 210-348-4301 or Alan.Hicks@vitas.com.

Kind Regards, General Manager Alan Dale Hicks

October 05, 2014

By Sadly Disappointed

I interviewed this provider

The day we called VITAS, they were very responsive and got a hospital bed and materials out here right away. It went downhill over the next few days. The day my husband passed away, I tried to call and get a nurse out here. It took them 4 1/2 hours for a nurse to finally get here and my husband had already passed away. They failed me in my greatest hour of need. One other time I called in to ask a question and that time it took 4 hrs for them to return my call.
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About VITAS Healthcare

VITAS Healthcare&reg, the nation's leading hospice provider, delivers comprehensive care for patients facing life-limiting illness. Services include Intensive Comfort CareSM for acute symptom management; after-hours Telecare with immediate access to clinicians; specialized offerings for veterans and AL/LTC residents; educational in-services, grief/loss programs; outcome measurements and more. For more information, please visit us at VITAS.com or call 800.93.VITAS.

Services

  • Pet therapy
  • Music therapy
  • Special veteran's programs Volunteers
  • Hair Care volunteers (for in home hair cuts at no cost)
  • Paw Pals
  • Veteran Care
  • child life specialist
  • Physical therapy
  • Respiratory therapy
  • on-going support groups including some in Spanish
  • Life after loss
  • Alzheimer's/ Dementia Caregiver Support Group
  • Bereavement Caregiver's Luncheon
  • Holiday and Spring Memorial Services


Services and Amenities of VITAS Healthcare

Medicare

  • Medicare Provider Number: 451591
  • Ownership Type: Proprietary Corporation
  • Date Certified: 02/23/1994

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