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.