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Our team of home health aides is at the core of the care we provide to
patients. They assist with a variety of needs such as activities of daily
living (i.e. bathing, dressing, shaving), helping with meals, exercising
and family education.
Our spiritual support department offers services to members of all faiths.
The end of life often elicits the need for spiritual or religious expression
and with it, a sense of purpose and feelings of warmth and security. Our
Hospice approach unites the efforts of medical, nursing and psychological
staff with spiritual care, allowing us to treat the whole person, not
just individual symptoms.
Working in tandem with physicians, our nursing team provides medical care
to patients. This may include a variety of responsibilities including
care plan development, administering medications, monitoring vital signs,
managing symptoms or caring for a wound. Nurses are involved in all aspects
of patient care, often serving as a liaison between the patient and family
and other hospice services.
In addition to clinical support, our team offers compassion and comfort
to patients and families. Through the expertise of our social work department
and the resources of a dedicated volunteer team, we are able to offer
the emotional care needed during serious illness.
Barnabas Health Hospice offers a wonderful service to families that helps
preserve the memory of a loved one – the Bear Hugs program. Through the
Bear Hugs program, at your request, our team will handcraft a Memory Bear
from one of your loved one's garments.
Our bereavement program is designed to help you through grief at your own
pace. With the support of professional counselors, we can help you navigate
through the difficult times and adjust to loss. Support groups, individual
counseling and education programs are available.
Volunteers are an essential part of the Barnabas Health Hospice program
and are vital in our delivery of exceptional end-of-life care to the communities
we serve. Our dedicated volunteer team devotes thousands of hours, every
year, to offer support and comfort to patients and families at a time
when it is needed most.
Barnabas Health Hospice patients find renewed joy and pleasure in rediscovering
the music that matters to them through Music & Memory - a 501c3 non-profit
organization that helps provide patients with iPods loaded with music
playlists personalized just for them.
We believe that the emotional and therapeutic benefits of canine therapy
in the hospice setting are immeasurable. Through Paws for Patients, we
connect trained hospice volunteers and their certified therapy dogs with
patients and families requesting a visit.
One comment we hear every day from families is that they wish they accessed
services earlier. You can help us educate our communities about available
options when facing a life-limiting illness and empower them in their
decision making by sponsoring a community outreach event. Contact our
Development Department at 973-322-4818 for details.