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.
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.
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
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.