Short-term residents of Holy Family Manor in Bethlehem who need dialysis services will now be able to receive their life-saving therapies without having to go to another location.
The on-site kidney care program was brought to Holy Family Manor through a partnership of DaVita Post-Acute Services. It is exclusively available to short-term rehabilitation residents. Dialysis patients also will be able to access traditional or home dialysis treatment options after discharge.
The new six-seat dialysis den at Holy Family Manor was blessed on June 9th by Bishop Alfred Schlert.
“God, the comforter of the afflicted and the strength of the weak, has brought you together for the dedication of this building, established for the care of the sick,” said Bishop Schlert.
“May He strengthen you by His grace, so that in serving the sick with tender charity, you may serve Christ Himself who lives and reigns forever and ever.”
“We are thrilled to offer this service to patients in need of dialysis during their rehabilitation period,” said Joseph Shadid, chief executive officer of Holy Family Senior Living.
“This new service line was designed to ensure the comfort and safety of our residents. With our new state-of-the-art dialysis den, residents will receive their care right here, reducing the discomfort, inconvenience and cost of frequent transportation for treatment elsewhere.”
For more information about the dialysis den and Holy Family Senior Living, go to www.holyfamilysl.org.