HCN's Other Caring Facilities
HCN also provides inpatient hospice care for hospice patients with acute symptoms at a dedicated 7 room unit at Long Island Jewish Valley Stream, 3 specially decorated rooms at Long Island Jewish Forest Hills and up to 6 rooms in the Palliative Care Unit at Northwell Hospital at Manhasset.
Long Island Jewish Valley Stream
Long Island Jewish Valley Stream is a member of Northwell Health System and a 305-bed community hospital offering a comprehensive array of programs and services to patients from Nassau and Southeastern Queens Counties. The Hospice & Palliative Care Center at Franklin services people in the final stages of life, as well as their families, with care and comfort in an inpatient setting designed to feel like home. Private rooms, homelike décor and parlors for family respite contribute to a peaceful, dignified environment. People and their families are treated with the utmost compassion by a dedicated and responsive staff, and can take comfort in unlimited visitation and sleep-in accommodations.
Long Island Jewish Forest Hills
Long Island Jewish Forest Hills is a member of Northwell Health System. As a 222-bed community hospital located in an ethnically diverse residential neighborhood in northern Queens, it is their mission to provide the highest quality and most compassionate healthcare in the county, with sensitivity and respect for the cultural needs of people and their families. The goal of their hospice unit is to stabilize acute symptoms and plan for a continuation of care with hospice at home or at a hospice unit in the nursing home. People entering the new hospice unit are officially discharged from the hospital. The unit includes two renovated rooms, a family meeting room and a waiting area.