Hospice and Palliative Care Month in Orange & Sullivan Counties
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and a time to spread awareness about the specialized care needed for those who have been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness. According to the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, roughly 1.6 million people with life-limiting illnesses receive care from hospice and palliative providers across the country every year. We’re working to increase that number by continuing to provide quality end-of-life care.
Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc. remains the standard for hospice and palliative care in the Hudson Valley. This dedication to compassion has brought us recognition in the December 2022 editions of Good Housekeeping and Woman’s Day, available now. The articles showcase how Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc. allows patients to achieve the highest possible quality of life during their final months. To read the article in full, click here. We are also recognized as a recipient of the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval.
For more than 30 years, Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties, Inc. has specialized in providing hospice care to our region. End-of-life is a difficult time for patients and their families, a time requiring a knowledgeable provider for the highest quality of care.
Our approach to providing quality care starts with providing the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of our patients. Our team of health care professionals, caregivers, volunteers, and social workers tend to patient needs and assists in various end-of-life matters. We focus on pain and symptom management to provide as much comfort as possible.
We have also worked tirelessly to dispel the myth that hospice can only be provided at a facility. Thanks to the commitment of our staff, we’re capable of delivering these services 24/7 in the comfort of the patient’s home, a nursing home, or at the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence.
Our assistance doesn’t stop when a loved one passes away. We understand that grief is a process, and it affects everyone in a different way. That’s why our team offers grief and bereavement support for family members, including group and individualized grief counseling for adults and children.
Hospice of Orange & Sullivan Counties remains committed to providing the highest quality end-of-life care during a difficult time for patients and their families. Our goal is to alleviate the burden on families and allow patients and their loved ones to spend meaningful time together. Learn more about the services we offer by contacting us at (845) 561-6111 or clicking here.