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Hospice Services

Hospice of the South Shore is able to bring care to you or your loved one in the comfort of your home, or an assisted living or long-term care facility. Our multidisciplinary hospice care team—including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, aides, volunteers and more—provides everything from nursing and rehabilitation services for the patient to respite care and bereavement programs for the family.

Our wide range of hospice services include, but are not limited to:

  • Assessment of patient and family needs
  • Evaluation of home environment
  • Bereavement programs
  • Case management
  • Chaplain services
  • Dietary/nutritional support
  • Homemaking services
  • IV therapy
  • Pain and symptom control
  • Personal care services
  • Rehabilitation services
  • Respite care
  • Skilled nursing services
  • Social work/counseling services
  • Support groups
  • Volunteer support

What to Expect

When a family member or loved one serves as the primary caregiver for the patient, our hospice team provides support and care through scheduled visits. During these visits, the team evaluates and addresses the needs of the patient and family—with expertise, respect and a true sense of caring.

Our nurses are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for emergency consultations and visits. Should hospitalization become necessary, our hospice team continues to support both the patient and family during a related hospital stay.

Contact Hospice of the South Shore

For more information about our comprehensive hospice services, please call 781-624-7080. For 24-hour referrals, please call 866-674-2480.

    

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