We honor life by providing care, comfort and dignity to those we serve.
For nearly 18 years, New England Hospice has been serving patients and families across Massachusetts facing serious illnesses, and providing support to those who have lost loved ones. We maintain that hospice is about life and the quality of time we have left.
New England Hospice typically provides 9-14 hours a week of additional care- more than twice the national average!
Our team is available 24/7 in order to meet the needs of our patients and families whenever necessary.
Supporting Families through life changes
New England Hospice recognizes how difficult it is to forego curative treatment and we are always available for education, support and guidance to help you through this difficult time and provide your loved one with the quality of life and comfort that they deserve.
As a small company, we take pride in going the extra mile by providing personalized experiences, activities, and gifts for any patient under our care. We take the extra steps to ensure every patient experiences meaningful and respectful care during their end of life process.
As a Company
We are available and provide care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The following staff help to ensure that we are always delivering exceptional, around the clock care:
Hospice Physician: Provides oversight of physician services by complementing attending physician care, assuring appropriate interventions for patient comfort.
Program Manager, RN: Responsible for ensuring patient care is coordinated and managed, including the supervision of clinical personnel providing care and services; recommendations and communication with patient/family and caregivers.
Nursing (RN and LPN): Organizing and providing hospice nursing care with an emphasis on education and support.
On-Call RN: Responsible for patient and family needs, care and symptom management off shift (to assure 24/7 care) and that care is communicated and coordinated with the hospice team.
Social Worker: Responsible for managing all aspects of patient and family social service needs including issues related to the patients terminal illness; assists to provide the patient plan of care and safety and assists when another plan in required.
Chaplain: Responsible for the provision of spiritual care services to the patient and family; provides consultation, education and support to the hospice team.
Home Health Aide: A member of the hospice team who works under the supervision of an RN and performs various services for a patient as necessary to meet the patient's personal needs and promote comfort.
Reiki and Music Therapist: Work with the hospice team to provide music therapy and/or reiki therapy with the goal of enhancing patient comfort.
Volunteers and Companions: Provides patient support and companion services with the goal of enhancing patient comfort.
Bereavement Coordinator: Providing support, education and counseling needs to the families/caregivers for 13 months after the loss of their loved one.