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Our Services

VNA Hospice Care is dedicated to enhancing quality of life and respecting the patient’s and family’s right to make end of life decisions that emphasize dignity and pain and symptom management. The patient’s primary care physician directs an individualized plan of care coordinated by the VNA Hospice Care Team. Care is provided in the patient’s home or in any “home-like” setting.

Care

  • Skilled Nursing visits and 24-hour-a-day, on-call availability of registered nurses with expertise in pain and symptom management
  • All pharmaceuticals as related to the primary diagnosis
  • Home Medical Equipment

Comfort

  • Personal care assistance from our certified hospice aides
  • Advocacy in accessing community resources based on the needs of the patient and family
  • Spiritual support and pastoral counseling provided by our chaplain

Compassion

  • Companionship and respite for caregivers offered by trained volunteers. For more information regarding our volunteer services or about becoming a Hospice volunteer, please call Lisa Palais, Volunteer Coordinator, at 781-569-2827, or click here for our brochure.  Potential volunteers can also print the application here and email to lpalais@vnab.org.
  • Bereavement Support following the loss of a loved one for adults and children.Telephone support, various structured support groups and drop-in sessions. Call 781-569-2888 or click here for current group schedule.

Specialty Programs

  • Long-Term Care Program for patients in extended facilities (allows patients in facilities to receive the same access to hospice care available to patients in their homes).
  • Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities in group homes in collaboration with the Department of Developmental Services.
  • Children and Teen Bereavement Support. Click here to view/download a copy of our community resource booklet “When Children Grieve: How Educators Can Help”. This resource book and our Children and Youth Bereavement Program are made possible by a grant from Winning Home, Inc.
  • Open Access Program. VNAHC accepts all patients including patients that are on IV, ventilators, TPN and those recieving palliative chemotherapy and radiation. Call 781-569-2888.
  • Palliative Care Program.  View our Palliative Care brochure here.

 

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