The goal of Hospice is to provide care for people who are terminally ill and to manage their pain and other symptoms.

    There are specific criteria for Hospice eligibility for a variety of conditions, including:

    • ALS

    • Alzheimer's/Dementia

    • Cancer

    • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    • Diabetes

    • Kidney (Renal) Disease

    • And Others...


  • Focus on the continuous, integrated health care process that a patient/family experience across all aspects of hospice care.

  • Incorporate outcome-orientated quality assessment and performance improvement.

  • Facilitate flexibility in how the Hospice meets performance expectations.

About Hospice Comfort Care of NJ, Inc.

December 23, 2014

Mission Statement

Hospice Comfort Care of NJ recognizes death as a normal part of life and focuses on maintaining the quality of life for patients and families dealing with end of life issues by offering high quality team oriented palliative care that supports patient wishes and values.

Vision Statement

All patients and families will have a valued end of life experience.

Purpose Statement

Relieve physical, emotional and spiritual pain so that life can be lived as fully and hopefully as possible.

Guiding Principles

  • The unit of care is the family.
  • Patients and family members will participate in the development of care plans and the care of the patient.
  • Hospice does not participate in assisted suicide.
  • A team approach will be used to deliver care that focuses not only on physical pain but also emotional and spiritual pain.
  • Services will be provided without regard for diagnosis, gender, sexual orientation, nation origin, race, creed, disability, age or ability to pay.
  • Hospice will be an advocate for patients and participate in public education about end of life issues.
  • All care will be delivered in an ethical manner that promotes patient rights.


Philosophy

At Hospice Comfort Care of NJ we care for patients, families and the bereaved as they struggle with end of life decisions. We believe in the dignity of each person and the value of each human life. Hospice exists not to postpone death but to help the patient and family live as fully as possible. Whether accompanied by disease or not, death is a universal fact of life and dying is a natural process. Every person is entitled to participate fully in preparation for death in a way that is meaningful to them.

HCCNJ - Hospice Comfort Care of New Jersey - (201) 437-7070 | Fax: (201) 437-7747
820 Broadway, Bayonne, NJ 07002