Chester River Home Care & Hospice is a Medicare-certified, state-licensed home care and hospice agency providing service in Kent and Queen Anne's Counties.
We specialize in providing quality compassionate care in the comfort of your home.
The home care program offers intermittent and episodic nursing and rehabilitation services to individuals in their home. For the patient who has difficulty leaving home and who has experienced a new condition, a worsening of a pre-existing condition, had a surgery or an injury or a wound, home care is the answer. A treatment program is developed in consultation with the patient's physician to create the optimal pathway to recovery. A physician's referral is required. Home care costs are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and private insurances. Some of the many services we provide in homecare are: disease management, medication teaching, monitoring and care of wounds, rehab after a hospitalization, joint replacement or injury, IV therapy.
For the patient with a life limiting illness and limited prognosis choices can be difficult. Hospice care insures that one's last months, weeks or days are spent in comfort, with dignity, and living life to the fullest. Hospice provides the patient and the family with a cafeteria of services from symptom management, spiritual and emotional support, help around the house, and bereavement counseling.
Hospice is portable and provided wherever the patient lives: at home, in an assisted living facility, in a nursing home. Hospice services are paid for by Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance. For those hospice costs not covered by insurances we receive financial support from the kind businesses, community organizations and people in our neighborhoods.
Anyone may refer someone to hospice for information and consultation. Call us anytime to arrange a confidential, non-obligatory meeting so that you and your loved ones can get the information needed to make the best decisions about care toward the end-of-life. If hospice is appropriate we will contact your physician.
Being at home, in familiar surroundings and with family and friends, is the wish of most hospice patients. But for those who are unable to remain at home, The Hospice Suite at Chester River Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center can be a home away from home. The Hospice Suite at Chester River Manor is furnished with home-like furniture. Patients may bring in photographs of loved ones and other personal mementos to fill the room. There is a private bath and family may stay with the patient overnight.
The Hospice Suite is a place where hospice patients can reside with dignity while benefiting from the care provided by the Chester River Manor team of nurses and aides 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Hospice Suite residents also receive the same hospice services they would have received at home, including hospice volunteer help and companionship, nurse visits, social worker assistance, personal care from our home health aides, symptom management, emotional and spiritual support and bereavement counseling.
The Personal Care program offers Certified Nursing Assistants who can help individuals with their daily care and activities. A physician referral is NOT required for personal care services. This service is paid for by the patient.
To request more information about any of the home care or hospice services offered by Chester River Home Care & Hospice, or to request services, call 410-778-1049 or toll-free 877-778-1049.
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