Jansen Hospice is Here to End Your Search for Hospice Care Facilities in Westchester
The search to find the right fit for hospice care for you or a loved one can be difficult. At Jansen Hospice, we understand the emotions surrounding this decision can be overwhelming. We are here to assist you in every way possible to make the process as easy and clear as can be.
Jansen Hospice has been providing patients with the best care in Westchester for over 35 years. At Jansen, we believe life should not be defined by one’s terminal illness. It is our number one priority to ensure that each patient lives their life to the fullest.
We use a unique approach to hospice care that allows patients to have a customized program that meets their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. We have ties with New York-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital where we have access to high-quality resources for end-of-life care.
Jansen Hospice and Palliative Care has been recognized as the best in hospice care since 1984. Choosing Jansen is choosing how to live with a serious illness instead of choosing to fight against it. Choosing Jansen means you are not alone. We provide compassionate care and unparalleled services to patients who wish to live in the comfortable surroundings of their own home, among family and friends, with peace and dignity.
Our hospice staff recognizes that we are guests in the lives of our patients at a very difficult and vulnerable time. We work closely with both the patient and their family to ensure that decisions and choices about their care are carried out in accordance with their wishes. The team working with you and your loved one may include:
- A medical doctor certified in Hospice and Palliative Care who works with the patient’s primary care doctor to manage symptoms.
- Registered Nurses (RN) experienced in coordinating plans of care, pain and symptom management, and more.
- Certified Home Health Aides (HHA) trained in end-of-life care who assist with personal care needs.
- A Certified Chaplain who provides spiritual care for patients and families.
- On-Call Services with registered nurses who assist with questions, concerns, and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Medical Social workers who help make sure a patient’s end-of-life wishes are met and provide emotional support to the patient and family.
Hospice Services Provided by Jansen
At Jansen Hospice, we offer our professional and personalized services in a home setting, a skilled nursing or assisted living facility, or in a local hospital. Each patient is different and requires a unique approach to care. Depending on their needs, they may receive one of the services listed below:
- Routine Hospice Care – Hospice care provided in the patient’s home or place of residence
- General Inpatient Hospice – Short-term hospice care provided in a hospital. This is when patient’s symptoms cannot be managed in any other setting.
- Continuous Care – Time-limited benefit offered during a crisis. An LPN or RN stays with the patient for 24 hours to provide continuous monitoring, assessment, and medication administration. This must be approved by the Hospice Patient Care Coordinator and Medical Director.
- Respite Care – When patients are transported from their home to a Medicare approved facility for up to 5 days to allow the primary caregiver respite (rest) from the daily stress of caring for a loved one.
- Bereavement Services – Services provided to families for up to a period of 13 months following the death of their loved one involving counseling services and support groups with clinical social workers, specially trained counselors and volunteers who have experience dealing with all areas of bereavement.
Is My Loved One Eligible for Hospice Care in Westchester with Jansen Hospice?
Hospice care is meant for patients with a life-limiting illness diagnosing them with six months or less to live. Jansen serves individuals living in Westchester County or The Bronx who are faced with an advanced illness resulting in a limited prognosis. These illnesses can include but are not limited to heart failure, COPD, kidney disease, strokes, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease, and more.