Why Choose Us

If you are coming home from the hospital, managing a difficult health condition, or in need of end of life care for a loved one, you may benefit from the peace of mind offered by Barnabas Health's Hospice and Home Care services. Our staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help with a broad range of home care and hospice care needs. Your physicians, a hospital case manager, social worker, or discharge planner can make a referral for you, or you can contact us directly at any of our locations.

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Hospice & Palliative Care

Our dedicated, highly skilled team strives to improve quality of life while providing comfort, preserving dignity, and honoring the unique wishes of each patient and family. We are licensed by the State of New Jersey and are Medicare and Medicaid Certified. Medicare- and Medicaid-eligible patients are fully covered for care related to a diagnosis of advanced illness. Our mission is to provide physical, emotional, social and spiritual care to patients and their families. To achieve this, we offer a multitude of services handled by an interdisciplinary team that is trained to provide expert care to be of the utmost assistance at this special time.

Our program offers several hospice services. Our Hospice Nursing Services makes specially trained hospice nurses available to visit the home or facility as often as necessary for hospice assessment and recomendations, teaching techniques, and providing support or assistance to caregivers. Social workers provide cousneling and help coping with emotional, financial, and social stresses associated with end of life care. Our spiritual programs include faith based services, specific or non-denominational, including counseling, support, and memorial services. We also offer bereavement support to loved ones.

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Home Care

The Home Care Agencies of RWJBarnabas Health offer a wide variety of health care services in the comfortable environment of your own home. Our agencies provide comprehensive coordinated care through an interdisciplinary team of professionals and para-professionals. The teams of professionals work closely with your physician to coordinate care in your home or place of residence. The focus of care is to provide you with the home care and support you need to achieve quality of life, maximizing your independence to the highest possible level. The Home Care Agencies' mission is to contribute to the well being of those it serves by providing high quality, cost effective health care, responsive to the needs of its clients while demonstrating a commitment to advances in health care technology, practice and organization.

We offer specialized home care services for variety of rehabilitation needs, including care following joint replacement, stroke, and cardiac surgery. We also offer live-in and private duty services, a falls prevention program, and a heart failure management program. Barnabas Health Home Care-Essex and Barnabas Health Home Care-Ocean are licensed by the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services and certified by Medicare and Medicaid.

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