Abundant Hospice Home Opens Inpatient Hospice Care Facility in San Antonio; First hospice in Texas to deploy LightStrike Germ-Zapping robot
SAN ANTONIO, November 17, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) – Abundant Hospice today celebrated the opening of its new 8,400 square foot inpatient hospice facility – Abundant Hospice Home.
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Founded by Denise Jaworski and Nick Ortega, Abundant Hospice Home is redefining end-of-life care in Texas with the opening of a state-of-the-art hospice facility that provides patients and their families with holistic care that encompasses mind, body and spirit. It is the first hospice facility in Texas to use a LightStrike Germ-Zapping robot to disinfect rooms and areas of the building. (Photo: Business Wire)
With the launch of its cutting edge program, Abundant Hospice Home is redefining end-of-life care in Texas. With 12 private, family-centric rooms, it will provide patients and their families with holistic care that encompasses mind, body and spirit. Amenities for patients include an on-site chapel with piano, on-site chaplain, massages by a licensed masseuse, aromatherapy, a calming waterfall, large aquarium, chef-prepared meals, kitchen and dining room Family-style dining and televisions in every room with Facetime or Skype-like features – all encompassed in a spa-like environment.
Abundant Hospice Founder Denise Jaworski said, âWe intentionally designed Abundant Hospice Home to be a quiet space for patients and their families. first-class care in a peaceful and restorative environment. We look forward to supporting our local community during the most difficult times in life. “
Seeing safety as his number one priority, Jaworski revealed that Abundant Hospice Home will become the first hospice facility in Texas to use a Xenex LightStrike UV disinfection robot to destroy germs. Named “Ray of Sunshine” by the hospice’s management team, the robot uses pulsed xenon to create intense bursts of powerful UV light that quickly destroy bacteria and viruses on surfaces.
The LightStrike robot is proven to quickly deactivate SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) as well as other microorganisms, such as influenza, MRSA and Clostridium difficile (C.diff). “Ray of Sunshine” will be used daily at Abundant Hospice Home to disinfect patient rooms, washrooms, family kitchen, chapel, offices, public areas and more.
Xenex is a world leader in UV disinfection for healthcare facilities, and more than 45 peer-reviewed studies have been published validating the effectiveness of LightStrike technology. Many of the nation’s leading healthcare facilities and hospital systems use LightStrike robots for room disinfection, including the Mayo Clinic, MD Anderson, Henry Ford Health System, Stanford, University Hospital (San Antonio) and more than 130 hospitals in the veterans and the Ministry of Defense. . In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, LightStrike robots are now used in airports, schools, hotels, sports arenas, police stations and correctional facilities, convention centers, and more. to quickly disinfect large rooms and areas.
âOur decision to integrate Xenex technology into our cleaning protocols is important. Ensuring we have a properly sanitized environment promotes patient health and reassures our employees that we are doing everything possible to provide a germ-free environment. Family members and patient support systems can trust that their loved one is taken care of in all areas of physical and mental health, âJaworski said.
To inaugurate the new facility, Abundant Hospice Home will open its doors to the public on Thursday, November 18. Tours are available and can be made by phone to Keyonna at (210) 608-0081 or by email to [email protected]
About the Abondant Hospice
Founded by Denise Jaworski and Nick Ortega, Abundant Hospice is a family agency that adheres to the philosophy that every patient and family is unique and requires a specialized team approach to develop a truly individualized care plan that focuses on your needs. medical, emotional and spiritual. Needs. Their reputation is a direct result of their desire to do more than what is required or expected. They pride themselves on listening and putting the needs and wants of patients and families first. Their dedicated and experienced team of healthcare professionals strive to provide the best palliative care for people of all ages living with terminal illness. For more information on their end-stage care services and facilities, visit www.abundanthospicecare.com.
Xenex is a world leader in disinfection strategies and solutions based on UV technology. Frost & Sullivan named Xenex Global Company of the Year 2020 for its patented technology and position at the forefront of the fight against SARS-CoV-2. Xenex is focused on the development, manufacture and commercialization of products and services that use its innovative and proprietary disinfection technologies to stop the spread of deadly pathogens that cause infectious diseases. Xenex is backed by well-known investors which include EW Healthcare Partners, Piper Sandler, Malin Corporation, Battery Ventures, Targeted Technology Fund II, Tectonic Ventures and RK Ventures. For more information, visit www.xenex.com.
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