GOOD SHEPHERD HOSPICE

 
General Information
Description of AgencyProvides in-home hospice care for residents of Long Island. Services are based upon individual needs, patient and family preferences and the direction of a physician. Home Care services include: medical direction, coordination of services, interdisciplinary care, pain and symptom management, intermittent visits by a registered nurse, social worker, pastoral counselor, home health aide and volunteer, nutritional consultation, physicial, occupational and speech therapy, 24hr/7day emergency assistance by on-call nursing staff, medical equipment and supplies. Inpatient care consists of short term inpatient care authorized by Hospice periodic visits by the hospice nurse, social worker, pastoral counselor and volunteers.
LocationNassau
Geographic AreaNassau, Suffolk
Public TransportationOffice accessible by public transportation
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair accessible
Agency TypeNonprofit/Donations accepted.
 
Client Information
EligibilityPrimary care physician approves hospice care and verifies terminal diagnosis. Family/caretaker will participate in in-home care of patient.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationM-F 8:30am-4:30pm/Emergency Assistance 24hr/7days
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameMary Ellen Polit
Contact's PositionCAO
Physical Site Address 1110 Bi County Blvd, Suite 114
Physical Site City, State, ZipFarmingdale, NY 11735
Mailing Address 1110 Bi County Blvd, Suite 114
Mailing City, State, ZipFarmingdale, NY 11735
Main Phone(631)465-6300; (631)465-6363 (Admissions)
Fax(631)828-7494
Web Addresshttp://goodshepherdhospice.chsli.org/index.html;http://chsli.org
 
Additional Information
Volunteer OpportunitiesYes
Last UpdateAug18
 
Affiliated Programs and Services
This Agency: GOOD SHEPHERD HOSPICE
Affiliated Programs: PORT JEFFERSON IN-PATIENT CENTER
Affiliated Services: BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPS
PORT JEFFERSON IN-PATIENT CENTER