Families/Friends of Terminally Ill

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    Taxonomy Code: YJ-8500

    The parents, children, spouses, partners, friends or other relatives or significant others of people who have life-threatening illnesses or injuries, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by the crisis and the ongoing impact on their lives.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    BREAST CANCER SUPPORT-NEWLY DIAGNOSEDOffers support group for women recently diagnosed with breast cancer, and those still undergoing treatment. Call for more information.NassauBREAST CANCER SUPPORT-NEWLY DIAGNOSED1 IN 9: THE LONG ISLAND BREAST CANCER ACTION COALITION
    CAMP SIMCHAA camp for Jewish children with cancer and other life threatening illnesses. Accepts children currently in treatment and post treatment.CAMP SIMCHACHAI LIFELINE
    CAMP SIMCHA SPECIALOffers a camp for Jewish children with serious chronic or genetic conditions. Children must be at appropriate cognitive level (within 1-2 years of academic level).CAMP SIMCHA SPECIALCHAI LIFELINE
    CAMP SUNSHINEOffers a year round camp for children with life threatening illnesses and their families to help alleviate the strain, provide fun experiences, and allow them to meet other families facing similar challenges.CAMP SUNSHINECAMP SUNSHINE
    CANCER SUPPORT GROUPProvides opportunities for individuals dealing with cancer related illness to discuss relevant issues in a comfortable atmosphere. Call for schedule.NassauCANCER SUPPORT GROUP1 IN 9: THE LONG ISLAND BREAST CANCER ACTION COALITION
    COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY HOSPICE PROGRAMProvides a hospice program for the terminally ill which provides treatment at home or at a nursing facility through pain control, symptom management, and emotional and spiritual support. Services include skilled nursing, physician services, nutritional services, therapy services, spiritual counseling, inpatient respite, short-term inpatient care, medical equipment and medications, bereavement counseling, home health aides and on call services 24 hours per day.NassauCOMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY HOSPICE PROGRAMPARKER JEWISH INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION
    DISCUSSIONSProvides an informal, ongoing chat for people whose lives have been touched by cancer.NassauDISCUSSIONS1 IN 9: THE LONG ISLAND BREAST CANCER ACTION COALITION
    DON MONTI CANCER CENTEROffers comprehensive cancer diagnosis/care, including: diagnostic and interventional radiology nuclear medicine sentinel lymph node biopsy breast care center. Also provides inpatient/out-patient chemotherapy, investigational treatment, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, surgical oncology, pain management, physical therapy/rehabilitation services. Offers children visitation, 24 hour visiting, overnight accommodations for family members and a wide variety of support services.SuffolkDON MONTI CANCER CENTERHUNTINGTON HOSPITAL
    FAMILY SUPPORTFor those who have had cancer or are undergoing treatment, their family and friends.NassauFAMILY SUPPORT1 IN 9: THE LONG ISLAND BREAST CANCER ACTION COALITION
    FINANCIAL ASSISTANCEProvides limited supplementary financial assistance to help with housekeeping, home health aides, child care, pain medications and transportation to and from treatment. Basic family monthly income and expense form must be filled out.NassauFINANCIAL ASSISTANCECANCERCARE LONG ISLAND OFFICE
    FRIENDS OF HOSPICEOffers comprehensive information and referral about pallative and end of life care to the public and medical community. Provides public education which brings the hospice/pallative care message to the community through speakers, seminars, public programs and media presentations. Also operates a lending library which is available to the families of the terminally ill, health care professions and students.NassauFRIENDS OF HOSPICEFRIENDS OF HOSPICE
    HOSPICEProvides a compassionate program for those with a limited life expectancy in a home care setting or a contracted skilled nursing facility. Offers 24 hour nursing care with an emphasis on pain and symptom management. Spiritual and emotional counseling available as well as support groups for the family and caregivers. Also provides physical, occupational and speech therapy as well as medical social work.SuffolkHOSPICEBROOKHAVEN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
    HOSPICE HOME PROGRAMProvides individualized plan of care for terminally ill patients and their families. Coordinated team of health professionals and volunteers include registered nurses, home health aides, medical social workers and physical, clinical dietician, occupational and speech therapists. Offers symptom control and pain management, acupuncture, pastoral care, respite care and bereavement counseling.SuffolkHOSPICE HOME PROGRAMVISITING NURSE SERVICE AND HOSPICE OF SUFFOLK, INC.
    HOSPICE INPATIENT CAREProvides inpatient care to the terminally ill at Hospice House. Care includes: Therapists, Registered Nurses, Clinical Dieticians, Pastoral Care, Social Workers, Volunteers and Nurses Aides.SuffolkHOSPICE INPATIENT CAREVISITING NURSE SERVICE AND HOSPICE OF SUFFOLK, INC.
    HOSPICE OF NEW YORKProvides comprehensive, compassionate care to patients and their loved ones facing the final months of any life threatening illness. Emphasis is on allowing the patient to remain at home or in a skilled-nursing facility. Short-term, acute in-patient care is also available. Call or e-mail for newsletter or brochure. Speakers available.HOSPICE OF NEW YORKHOSPICE OF NEW YORK
    PORT JEFFERSON IN-PATIENT CENTERProvides 16 bed unit to care for individuals and families facing the final stages of terminal illness. Services include: medical and nursing management of physical symptoms, counseling services of a medical social worker, bereavement and pastoral care coordinator, Home Health Aide Services, dietary consultation, physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapy, medical supplies, equipment and laboratory services, prescription drugs for pain and symptom control, short-term in-patient admission for symptom management and respite, and bereavement support groups.SuffolkPORT JEFFERSON IN-PATIENT CENTERGOOD SHEPHERD HOSPICE
    THE SARAH GRACE FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER, INC.Dedicated to improving the quality of life of children with cancer and to provide comfort and support to the families. Services include recreational and wish granting for patient and siblings, financial aid and support to the parents and disseminating information to the general public about children suffering from cancer. Operates in Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York, Winthrop, Columbia, Montefiore, Nassau University Medical Center and other area hospitals.NassauTHE SARAH GRACE FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER, INC.THE SARAH GRACE FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN WITH CANCER, INC.
    WELL SPOUSE SUPPORT GROUPSMaintains national network of well spouses (husbands and wives of chronically ill persons). Offers referrals to well spouse Support Groups. Has a Newsletter, Yearly Conference, online peer Mentorship Program, Round Robin Letter Writing group, and Respite Weekends. Advocates for programs that help families deal with chronic illness and educates healthcare professionals and the general public about the special challenges and unique roles well spouses face every day. Local group meets in Albertson, LI (Searingtown Rd., and IU Willets Road) at the Rehabilitation Center.WELL SPOUSE SUPPORT GROUPSWELL SPOUSE ASSOCIATION

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