November 25, 2013
Capital Caring Expands Hospice and Counseling Services Into Fredericksburg and Surrounding Counties
FALLS CHURCH, VA –The Greater Fredericksburg area will soon have hospice and counseling services available to patients and their families facing life-limiting illnesses. Capital Caring, a D.C.-metro area nonprofit organization that provides hospice, palliative care and counseling services to patients and their families, is expanding their services offerings to Fredericksburg and surrounding counties.
Currently, Capital Caring offers palliative–or pain and management services–to patients on an outpatient basis in Fredericksburg. But the nonprofit will soon be expanding its service offerings to include hospice and counseling services.
“We are thrilled to be able to expand our service offerings to offer the full complement of our available services to Fredericksburg residents and those living in the surrounding counties,” said Malene S. Davis, MBA, MSN, RN, CHPN, President and CEO, Capital Caring.
In addition to expanding its services to the Fredericksburg area, Capital Caring also will open its new Adler Center for Caring on the Van Metre Campus for Hospice Care in Loudoun County, Virginia. This new facility will provide more options for patient in need of inpatient hospice care. It will decrease stress on patients and their families by providing those in Loudoun, Prince William, Fauquier, Stafford, and western Fairfax counties to have easier access and travel time to Capital Caring services.
“Our expanded service offerings in Fredericksburg and the new Adler Center for Caring will greatly increase Capital Caring’s capability to meet the growing needs of hundreds of thousands of area residents and their families,” said Davis.
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About Capital Caring
Since 1977, Capital Caring improves care for those facing life-limiting illness through direct support of patients and their families, public education and advocacy. Since its inception, Capital Caring has provided hospice, palliative care and counseling to more than 84,000 patients and their families. About 650 employees and 850 volunteers have traveled more than 1.8M miles to provide these services to about 1,000 patients each day. Approximately 50,000 donors and 50 community partners have helped provide funding for Capital Caring including more than $1.6M to those who needed financial support annually.