Hospice care services in NJ can help you or someone you care about live more comfortably during serious illness and at the end of life. Hospice care is quality, compassionate care that means you are getting help, not giving up.
In fact, many caregivers say they wish they called sooner for hospice care services because of its many benefits. One family member remarked, “In the past when we heard the word ‘hospice,’ it translated into negative thoughts for us. However, moving forward we are now grateful to have Samaritan at our side and to alleviate our fears about this type of care.”
With hospice care services in place, you can receive the following benefits:
Samaritan is a not-for-profit organization that has been proudly serving people living with serious illness since 1980. As the regional leader of hospice care services, we touched the lives of more than 11,000 patients and their families in 2020.
Samaritan’s hospice care services exceed national benchmarks. We achieved an overall caregiver and family satisfaction score ranking in the top 20% of all eligible clients from Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) in 2019 and 2020.
With Samaritan’s hospice experts by your side, you and your family will experience peace of mind because of their 24/7 availability. Samaritan employs more than 25 board-certified physicians and advance practice nurses plus many other staff who help to provide patients and families uninterrupted care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Our well-staffed team is here for you – even at 2:00 a.m.
If you or your loved one experience severe pain and symptoms at the end of life, you will find comfort and support in our inpatient hospice care services. Samaritan offers two conveniently located inpatient hospice centers for short stays. The Samaritan Center at Mount Holly has 12 private bedrooms and The Samaritan Center at Voorhees has 18 private bedrooms as a home away from home. Both offer additional amenities.
Samaritan also has programs for people who are not ready for hospice care services. If you are homebound with a chronic illness or recently diagnosed with a serious illness, HomeVisit Physicians and Palliative Medical Partners can help. HomeVisit Physicians is a program that offers primary care at home for people who are homebound with a chronic illness. Palliative Medical Partners is a medical-specialty practice that provides relief from pain or the side effects of treatments.
To learn more about hospice care services near you in NJ, Samaritan’s experts are available 24/7 to answer your questions at no charge. Call Samaritan today. (800) 229-8183