Hospice & Palliative Care

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Hospice care: full range of supportive services for terminally ill individuals in the final stages of their illnesses and for their families. (AIRS LT-3000) Palliative care: comprehensive management of the physical, psychological, social, spiritual and existential needs of patients with the objective of helping them achieve the best possible quality of life through relief of suffering, control of symptoms and restoration of functional capacity while remaining sensitive to personal, cultural and religious values, beliefs and practices. (AIRS LT-6650)

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Local Service
Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
2211 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-272-6700
Organization Name: University of New Mexico (UNM)
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Address:
2211 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Phone: 505-272-6700
Services Provided:

Through the Mariposa Program, UNM Children's Hospital provides in-home hospice care for children with a terminal illness, as well as emotional support for families. The pediatric hospice specialists and trained volunteers provide medical care, respite services and grief counseling support for families throughout New Mexico. Services include home visits from nurses; home health aides and social workers; 24/7 medical care; medical equipment and supplies; pediatric pain management; annual memorial service for Mariposa Program families; grief and bereavement counseling; sibling support; connection to community resources; and volunteer respite care and companionship.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 10/3/2022
Statewide Provider
2129 Osuna Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
Phone: 505-792-8230
Statewide Provider
Address:
2129 Osuna Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113
Phone: 505-792-8230
Email: info1@addus.com
Services Provided:

Addus HomeCare provides in-home care, hospice, and home health services. They aim to providing cost-effective care and assistance that gives people the freedom to remain in their homes. Home health services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, wound care and other services. Hospice care includes social work, bereavement counseling, respite care, and other services. Addus has locations across New Mexico and includes Ambercare and other organizations.

Source: University of New Mexico, Center for Development and Disability
Last Updated: 8/25/2022
Nationwide Provider
228 Seventh Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202-547-7424
Nationwide Provider
Address:
228 Seventh Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202-547-7424
Fax: 202-547-3540
Services Provided:

Provides information about home care and hospice including patient rights, selecting a provider, and legal issues. A locator search feature to help consumers find a local provider.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/19/2022
Nationwide Provider
208 I Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-780-8352
Nationwide Provider
Address:
208 I Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-780-8352
Email: info@polst.org
Eligibility:

Patients who are seriously ill or frail

Services Provided:

With emphasis on patients’ wishes about the care they receive, the National POLST Paradigm helps patients get the medical treatments they want, and avoid the medical treatments they do not want, when they are seriously ill or frail. It's about helping people live the way they want until they die. Web locator for state's sample forms. The POLST form is a medical order emergency personnel can follow whenever, and wherever, the patient has a medical emergency and can't speak for himself/herself.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 2/9/2022
Nationwide Provider
1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-684-0330
Nationwide Provider
Address:
1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-684-0330
Service Categories:
Email: info@chionline.org
Eligibility:

critically ill children with a life-threatening illness

Services Provided:

Provides referral services for families to hospice and home care services for children. Provides support to providers that help children the the ChiPACC model.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/3/2021