Hospice Care Services for Jewish

SUSTAINING QUALITY OF LIFE IN EVERY MOMENT

We Say L’Chaim To Signify The Value Of Life On Earth

The L’Chaim program ensures our patients retain their dignity and never feel alone. Our trained staff is uniquely informed of Jewish traditions and culture. You can have peace of mind knowing that hospice is covered by most insurance plans, as well as Medicare and Medicaid under a special hospice benefit.

Hospice At Home

Patients may also receive hospice care in their own home. Physicians, nurses and home health aides provide seamless care in the patient’s natural environment. Our Rabbis will also visit your loved one at home to provide spiritual support and emotional comfort.

At Home Services

  • Medications, medical supplies and equipment
  • Rabbinical visitations
  • Pain control, symptom management and dietary guidance
  • Family education regarding patient care, medications and what to expect
  • Practical care such as bathing and assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
  • Assistance with insurance paperwork and other matters of financial concern

L’chaim Hospice

Patients of L’Chaim receive responsive, 24/7 care from an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, social workers, hospice aides, specially trained volunteers, Rabbis and counselors. Care is provided regardless of age, diagnosis or financial standing.

Inpatient Services

  • Medications, medical supplies and equipment
  • Rabbinical visitations
  • Pain control, symptom management and dietary guidance
  • Kosher meals, as requested, in our Inpatient Care Center
  • Family education regarding patient care, medications and what to expect
  • Practical care such as bathing and assistance with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
  • Assistance with insurance paperwork and other matters of financial concern

Palliative Care

Palliative care is a medical specialty focused on providing symptom relief and a better quality of life. The L’Chaim team of physicians, nurses and therapists work with your loved one’s primary care physician to deliver palliative care that includes relief from physical and mental discomfort during a patient’s decline.

Clinical Conditions

  • Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac/Heart Disease ​
  • Emphysema or other Breathing Disorders ​
  • Hematologic/Blood Disorders
  • Neurological Disorders including Parkinson’s Disease
  • Renal/Kidney Disease
  • ​Stroke/Coma
  • Any other medical condition with a limited life expectancy of six months or less

Rabbinic Guidance

The L’chaim program is geared toward the Jewish community. Our Rabbis oversee the culture of L’chaim, personally training every employee so that they are well informed of the Jewish culture and traditions. Our Rabbis are also personally here for your loved one and your family, including bikur cholim (visiting the sick) and nihum avelim (comforting mourners). Spiritual guidance and support is available upon request.

Bereavement Services

Rabbis, bereavement counselors and other therapists are available as needed to provide individual support for end of life patients and their families.

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