4 Things You May Not Know About the Hackerman-Patz House
“Having been provided the supportive environment of the Hackerman-Patz House, their staff eased the burden of traveling back and forth to our home and enabled us to spend as much of our limited time as a family together which carried us through some difficult moments.”
You know the Hackerman-Patz House is located on the campus of Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. You know it provides peaceful and affordable lodging. You know that for the past seven years it has been a “home away from home” for families who wish to remain close to a hospitalized loved one.
Here are four things you may not know about the Hackerman-Patz House:
- It is available to individuals who wish to stay the night before a surgical procedure or doctor appointment, patients undergoing certain outpatient treatments (with their provider’s consent), and new parents awaiting the birth of their newly adopted child.
- There is no distance requirement. If people wish to stay close to a hospitalized loved one, the Hackerman-Patz House welcomes all guests meeting eligibility criteria.
- Rates are very reasonable. It’s only $45 per night, or $35 per night if the guest or patient is a veteran, on active U.S. military duty, or if guests has a loved one in our Regional Burn Center.
- Financial assistance is available for those who qualify. This may reduce the rate by half or may reduce the rate to $5 per night.
Most people are unaware of the value and impact of a serene, affordable and convenient hospitality house until the need arises. As one former guest shared, “Having been provided the supportive environment of the Hackerman-Patz House, their staff eased the burden of traveling back and forth to our home and enabled us to spend as much of our limited time as a family together which carried us through some difficult moments.”
Make a reservation by calling the Hackerman-Patz House at 610-402-9500.