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Admissions

Admissions

One call puts you in touch with the Good Shepherd Hospice Intake Department where a registered nurse coordinates your hospice needs. Patients, families, friends or health care professionals may initiate referrals.

Admission Office (631) 465-6363 or (516) 586-1420

Criteria for Admission

  • Patient and family desire hospice care.
  • Patient has a life expectancy of six months or less if the disease follows its usual course, as determined by the patient’s physician and the hospice.
  • Patient is not receiving curative therapies.
  • Patient has a primary caregiver.