|As a Via Christi patient, you can depend on our network of professional, experienced support staff who make it their job to see you through the battle in the hospital – and beyond.
The Care Coordination Team of social workers and nurses help ensure your care plans are met, and work with your insurance company to make the most of your benefits while you are in the hospital.
Via Christi Chaplain Services offers spiritual encouragement and assistance whatever your faith, whenever you request it.
Nutrition Services dietitians will help you or your family plan diets that meet your dietary needs.
Occupational and physical rehabilitation therapists help you regain strength and movement, and offer specialized treatments like lymphedema therapy for breast and other cancer patients, to prevent or relieve painful swelling caused by some cancer therapies.
Via Christi Home Health helps patients make the transition from hospital to home, by training patients and families in needed medical skill areas and providing a full range of in-home nursing care. We provide intravenous, physical, occupational and speech therapies and dietary consultation.
We work closely with community cancer support organizations to make sure you find further help you need:
American Cancer Society, support for cancer survivors, research and education
Susan G. Komen for the Cure, support for breast cancer survivors, research and education
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, dedicated to fighting blood cancers
Us Too prostate cancer support group
Victory in the Valley, cancer support group