Leader in pediatric palliative care, Ryan House is one of only two facilities of its kind in the U.S.
PHOENIX, ARIZONA – Nearly 100 medical professionals in town for the 2017 Annual American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care Conference attended an Open House on Friday, Feb. 24 for an exclusive look at Ryan House, a Phoenix-based non-profit and leader in pediatric palliative care.
The Open House allowed medical professionals from around the country the unique opportunity to tour Ryan House, one of only two facilities of its kind in the country. Guests learned first-hand about the innovative programs and services Ryan House provides to Arizona’s most medically fragile children and their families, including respite care, palliative care, end-of-life care, child life and bereavement.
“As Ryan House celebrates its seventh year with open doors and open hearts, we are proud to share our model with medical professionals from around the country,” said Ryan House Executive Director Alyssa Crockett. “Ryan House is a national leader in pediatric palliative care. Our vision is to create a sustainable model for other states to replicate.”
Ryan House offers world-class care and programs and embraces all children and their families as they navigate life-limiting or end-of-life journeys through palliative and respite care that addresses the emotional, spiritual, and social needs of the family, continuity of care from diagnosis to end-of-life, expert care provided by our prestigious care partners and highly-trained staff and a loving community that offers ongoing support and compassion. Ryan House is the only facility of its kind in Arizona and only one of two in the country. For more information visit ryanhouse.org.
(Photos courtesy of Ryan House)