Palliative Care

Jewish Home Lifecare offers palliative care, pain relief and management consultation services, available to inpatients at our Manhattan and Bronx divisions and at the Sarah Neuman Center for Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Westchester.

Our palliative care, pain relief and management services are available to patients, families and staff to determine the individualized health care goals of our patients and residents.

 

Palliative Care Resources

  • A Team Approach to Palliative Care -
     The Palliative Care/Pain Relief and Management Program at Jewish Home Lifecare uses an interdisciplinary team approach.  After an initial clinical evaluation and follow-up, the patient’s team is assembled.  Professionals on the team include: Palliative care specialist The patient’s physician Advanced practice nurses Primary nurses Certified nursing assistants Therapists Dietitians Social workers Chaplains Volunteers The patient and... [Read More]
  • How Does Palliative Care Differ From Hospice Care? -
    Palliative care and hospice care are often discussed together, but there are distinctions.  Jewish Home Lifecare delineates the difference as follows: Palliative care Palliative care is an approach to care for people with chronic or end-stage illness that focuses on symptom relief and psycho-social and spiritual support.  Palliative care can be provided at any time... [Read More]
  • Palliative Care 101 -
    10 Things to Know about Palliative Care and Pain Management   Palliative Care/Pain Relief and Management is a comprehensive approach to treating seriously ill patients. It focuses on relieving patients’ pain and other distressing symptoms, as well as minimizing suffering by addressing a person’s psychological and spiritual needs. Here are 10 defining features of Palliative... [Read More]

 

Contact Us

For more information about the Home’s Palliative Care Consultation Service, call us at 212-870-5940. Also, you can reach us by email at connections@jewishhome.org

 

Palliative Care News

  • Professionals Gather to Discuss Patient Capacity and the Practice of Palliative Care at Jewish Home’s Palliative Care Conference (10/21/2014) -
      “The silver tsunami, the demographic imperative — call it what you will. Because of our aging population, we are encountering the question of capacity more and more,” said Erica Wood of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Law and Aging, in her presentation at Jewish Home Lifecare’s 12th Annual Palliative Care Conference: Meaningful Choice,... [Read More]
  • A Team Approach to Palliative Care (5/16/2014) -
     The Palliative Care/Pain Relief and Management Program at Jewish Home Lifecare uses an interdisciplinary team approach.  After an initial clinical evaluation and follow-up, the patient’s team is assembled.  Professionals on the team include: Palliative care specialist The patient’s physician Advanced practice nurses Primary nurses Certified nursing assistants Therapists Dietitians Social workers Chaplains Volunteers The patient and... [Read More]
  • How Does Palliative Care Differ From Hospice Care? (5/16/2014) -
    Palliative care and hospice care are often discussed together, but there are distinctions.  Jewish Home Lifecare delineates the difference as follows: Palliative care Palliative care is an approach to care for people with chronic or end-stage illness that focuses on symptom relief and psycho-social and spiritual support.  Palliative care can be provided at any time... [Read More]

All Palliative News