Emanuel Hospice is a charity established in Oradea, Romania, whose mission is to provide, in the spirit of Christian love, an optimal quality of life to patients diagnosed with advanced cancer or other terminal conditions. The care extends to the families as they aim to try and meet their vulnerability at such a hard time.
The palliative home care services are offered free of charge, without any discrimination to the eligible adult and children patients, by an interdisciplinary team of Christian professionals. The team consists of one doctor, four nurses, two social workers, one psychologist and one spiritual counsellor.
Since it was established in 1996, Emanuel Hospice has cared for more than 2,500 adults and children, enabling them to live the remainder of their life in comfort and dignity. When the hospice concept was first introduced in Romania there was no legislative framework or regulations for these desperately needed services, TEN became the primary partner to support Marinela Murg during the early years the hospice project. Marinela is now the executive Director of Emanuel Hospice.
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