Catholic Hospice opens new inpatient unit at St. Anne’s

The brand new inpatient care unit at St. Anne’s Nursing Center in south Miami-Dade includes eight
private rooms for terminally ill patients, as well as cozy family gathering spaces. The IPU wing which was
custom designed to provide every comfort to the patient and the family started taking patients on
Sunday, September 28, 2014.

Catholic Hospice has been serving the South Florida Community for over 25 years. In recent years,
Catholic Hospice opened inpatient care units at St. Catherine’s West and at Holy Cross Hospital.
“It has long been the goal of Catholic Hospice to provide a dedicated Inpatient Unit to the South
Miami – Dade Community. The new St. Anne’s unit will serve the community with dedicated hospice
staff to provide compassionate, quality care to those whose needs at the end of life cannot be met
at home” said Bonnie Alkema, Executive Director of Catholic Hospice.