Sivitz Jewish Hospice & Palliative Care
Hospice is a way of caring for terminally ill people, their families and caregivers. Palliative Care is for those individuals who have a life limiting illness and are not ready for Hospice or who are still receiving curative treatment. Sivitz Jewish Hospice focuses on quality of life by addressing the patient's spiritual, physical and emotional needs while managing pain and other symptoms. Sivitz Hospice cares for individuals of all faiths.
Hospice care allows people who are nearing the end of their lives to remain at home or at the location of their choice, among family and friends.
Terminally ill patients and their families prepare to face the challenges of a journey through life’s final stages. Families and their loved ones establish relationships with a team of trained physicians, nurses, social workers, bereavement and spiritual counselors, all of whom are involved in providing comfort and care.
A Palliative Care program offers expert treatment of pain and continuity of care in a private residence or facility. A highly trained staff of nurses, home health aides, spiritual counselors and social workers are dedicated to offering expert assistance with symptom management. If needed, a transition to Hospice is available.
Bereavement services are an essential and intricate part of the Hospice program. Sivitz Hospice is committed to supporting families during the grieving period following the loss of a loved one. Bereavement support is tailored to meet the unique needs of each family. We are committed to providing ongoing support to family members for as long as needed.
For additional information please call 412-422-5700.