Our care team provides an extensive collection of services including nurses, nursing, home health aides, durable medical equipment, medical supplies, medications and volunteers – all free of charge related to the hospice diagnosis
What does Hospice of New Mexico Provide?
At Hospice of New Mexico, our care is family focused. We understand that the end-of-life journey can be demanding and stressful for everyone involved. In addition to meeting the patient’s medical needs, our hospice team works to treat the emotional and spiritual needs of the patient’s loved ones, too. We provide highly trained professionals to assess your needs and those of your family.
Hospice of New Mexico provides and pays for these services – when related to the hospice diagnosis:
- All clinical staff services, including our physician Medical Director, RN Case Manager, Certified Nurse’s Aide, Medical Social worker and Chaplain. Volunteer services are also available.
- All medications associated with the terminal diagnosis for symptom control and pain relief
- All needed medical equipment, such as oxygen, a hospital bed, wheelchair and more
- Respite care as needed, through paid placement of the patient in a long-term care facility for 5 days
- 24 hour emergency on-call services
- 13 months of bereavement care for family members
You will have an experienced team of physicians, registered nurses, certified nurse aides, medical social workers, counselors, and trained volunteers available to help you and your family manage your illness.
In addition to providing end-of-life hospice care, Hospice of New Mexico currently offer Palliative consults through the New Mexico Cancer Center. These consults are not limited to patients with a cancer diagnosis, but to anybody who is facing a life-threatening illness. For more information regarding palliative care, please click the link below or call NMCC (505) 842-8171 to schedule an appointment.
Where Are Services Provided?
At Hospice of New Mexico, our mission is to successfully manage your health, helping you stay wherever you call home:
- House or apartment
- A friend’s or relative’s home
- Assisted living facility
- Nursing home
- Retirement community