Making the first call is never easy, but once you receive the gift of hospice care, you’ll wish you had called sooner. Choosing hospice care means comfort, support, and dignity. Speak to a hospice expert 24/7. Call Samaritan at (800) 229-8183.
|What hospice care is…||What hospice care is NOT…|
|Promotes comfort, dignity and quality of life during the last 6 months of life||Does not mean giving up on your loved one|
|Attends to your loved one’s physical, emotional and spiritual needs||Does not hasten or postpone death, but allows it to happen naturally and as pain free as possible|
|Provided by a team of compassionate, specially trained medical professionals||Is not only helpful in the last few days, but during the last few weeks and months of life|
|Offered wherever it’s needed – at home, nursing home, assisted living, or inpatient center|
|Gives peace of mind for you and your family with 24/7 on-call availability|
|Covered by Medicare, Medicaid, VA, and private insurance|
|Includes medications and medical supplies delivered to your home|
|Supports bereaved family members for 13 months after loss of loved one|
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Some signs that hospice care may be appropriate include:
Watch Samaritan’s video about patient Rick Leonard and how Samaritan helped alleviate his severe pain so he was able to enjoy quality time with his family and live in peace, comfort, and dignity.
Samaritan, a non-profit organization, is one of the largest hospice care providers serving South Jersey.
Here’s why you should choose Samaritan: