Palliative Care (HOPE at Home) – New Milford VNA & Hospice
What is HOPE at home?
It is a comfort oriented care offering a palliative approach for those with a life-threatening, life limiting or advanced illness or who may be receiving curative treatments.
What is Palliative-Supportive care?
To palliate means to make comfortable; treatments or procedures are provided when they will contribute to the comfort of the patient. The goal is to maintain the dignity of life while addressing physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs.
The team of professionals
The HOPE at Home team works closely with the patient’s primary physician to develop a comprehensive plan of care for physical and emotional support.
- Skilled Nurses
- Certified Nurses Aides
- Therapists: Physical, Occupational, Speech, & Social Work
- Medication and Nutrition Support
- Spiritual Care
- Supportive Counseling
- Trained Volunteers
How to arrange HOPE at Home
A physician must approve admission to the program. Early referrals are encouraged so that the patient and family can receive the full benefits of the program. Services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance plans. For more information, please call us.