For over 100 years, NVNA and Hospice has delivered high-quality patient care to our community in Norwell, MA. As the region's premier independent non-profit visiting nurse organization, our team serves 27 South Shore communities. We strive to provide the best care for our patients every day.
Home & Hospice Care in Norwell, MA
Home Care in Norwell, MA
NVNA and Hospice provides home care services to our neighbors in Norwell, MA. We have various clinical specialties for Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Pain Management, Diabetes, Disease Management, and more. Continue reading to learn more about what our team provides:
Skilled Nursing - Our qualified nursing staff manages the plan of care and provides an assessment of the patient’s condition and needs, develops a mutually agreed upon care plan, provides the skilled care required, and offers the patient, family, and/or caregivers education and information to maintain the patient’s health, safety, and independence.
Palliative Care - Our palliative care is a holistic approach to relieving suffering for patients with serious, life-limiting illness, and providing quality of life so these patients can live as fully as possible.
Private Duty Home Care - Our private duty home care is an adjunct service to complement existing certified home health care or hospice care, or a stand-alone to meet needs for companion care or homemaking.
Rehabilitation Therapy - Our rehabilitation department employs licensed professionals specializing in physical, occupational, and speech therapy to work individually or as a team to address our patients’ needs.
Hospice Care in Norwell, MA
NVNA and Hospice provides hospice care services to the community of Norwell, MA. We provide professional medical care with emphasis on pain management and symptom relief. We respect and honor the right of every patient and family to participate in the final stage of life’s journey and encourage our patients and families to participate in the design of their plan of care.
What is Hospice?
At NVNA and Hospice, our hospice care focuses on the individual needs of our patients to improve their quality of life. Our team works with each patient’s physician to find the best approach for pain and symptom management. We provide every hospice patient with dignity and respect, and are always mindful of their needs.
How We Care
Hospice Team - Our patients always have a team behind them to ensure comfort and support. In addition to a nurse case manager, medical social worker, and home health aides, families can also request physical and occupational therapists, speech therapists, spiritual care coordinators, and volunteers.
Medical Care - Both our hospice medical director and hospice nurses are certified in hospice care and have extensive training in pain and symptom management. They will work together to provide an individualized comfort care plan based off the patient’s needs.
Personal Care - Specially trained in hospice care, our home health aides provide assistance with personal needs, including bathing, dressing, skin care, and restroom assistance.
Emotional - Our social workers provide counseling, grief support, and community resources for our patients and their families.
Spiritual - Our spiritual care team at NVNA and Hospice cares for patients dealing with questions and concerns about the end of life.
Bereavement - We provide support to family members for up to 13 months following the loss of a loved one.