Summary of Programs and Services

Customized Plan of Care 

The services we provide are based on individualized needs. These services may include:

  • Visits by members of the Interdisciplinary Team: Hospice MD, Registered Nurse, Social Worker, Spiritual Care Support, Creative Arts Therapist, Home Health Aide and Volunteers.
  • Medical and nursing management of the physical symptoms of your illness.
  • Emotional and spiritual support / counseling for the patient and primary caregiver(s).
  • Medications, medical equipment including oxygen, supplies and durable medical equipment.
  • Physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, speech language pathology, dietary counseling and laboratory services, as appropriate and with Hospice MD approval

Support for Every Level of Hospice Care 

  • Routine Home Care—In the comfort of the patient’s home…whether it is a private residence, assisted living facility or skilled nursing facility.
  • General Inpatient Care–In an inpatient unit or skilled nursing facility when efforts to manage symptoms are ineffective.
  • Continuous Care (a.k.a Crisis Care)–In the patients residence during a symptom crisis for at least 8hrs a day and up to 24hrs
  • Respite Care—In a skilled nursing facility for caregivers that are unable to provide care

Supportive and Specialty Care Programs

In addition to an Interdisciplinary Care Team, MJHS Hospice can also provide a wide range of supportive and specialty care services.

Our support programs include: 

Creative Arts Therapy
Includes music and art therapy that helps reduce stress and anxiety, elevates mood and allows patients and families a creative outlet for expression.

Ethics Review Committee
Provides extra support in understanding the different approaches to caring and how these choices fit with family values and beliefs.

Bereavement Support
Provides bereavement education and support to family members of all ages, for thirteen months after the death of a loved one.

Home Health Aide
Provides personal care such as bathing, dressing and skin care.

Provide support through companionship and respite for your caregivers.

Our specialty programs include:

We Honor Veterans
Recognizes Veteran patients who served America. Developed jointly between Department of Veteran Affairs and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, with the mission of better addressing veterans’ needs at this important time of life.

Asian Hospice Program
Provides our Asian-American patients a team of doctors, nurses, social workers, chaplains and volunteers who not only speak the many languages of our patients, but also understand the unique culture of the patients they serve.

Jewish Program
Offers a unique way of caring for all Jewish patients by addressing individual, spiritual and religious beliefs in accordance with Jewish law (Halacha) and the patient’s/family’s personal practices.

Halachic Pathway
Assures a patient and their family that a chosen rabbinic advisor, or Posek, will be included in the medical decision-making process.

Holocaust Survivor Care
Provides survivors and their families with staff who are educated about the unique needs of Holocaust survivors.

If your patient meets eligibility requirements and is ready to be admitted to hospice, you can refer them by filling out the Hospice Referral Form or calling us at: (212) 420-3370.