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Hospice Care in Atlantic County, New Jersey


Samaritan, started by dedicated volunteers in 1980, introduced the first hospice in South Jersey. Since then, it has become the biggest hospice organization serving Atlantic County and the South Jersey area. With a wide range of services — including at-home and inpatient hospice care, palliative care, and primary care — Samaritan caters to diverse healthcare needs in the community.

How Does Atlantic County, NJ Hospice Care at Home Work?

The in-home hospice program in Atlantic County, New Jersey brings together a dedicated team of compassionate professionals who go the extra mile to provide exceptional care to patients, no matter where they are. Whether it’s in private homes or care facilities, our hospice team in Atlantic County is committed to delivering top-quality support and comfort.

Simply reach out to us, and we’ll promptly schedule an appointment for a hospice nurse to visit your home. During the visit, the nurse will gather essential information about the patient, such as their diagnosis, symptoms, medications, and current healthcare providers. Once the necessary hospice election forms are completed, the patient can start receiving care from the members of our at-home hospice team in Atlantic County, including:

  • Physician
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker/Bereavement Counselor
  • Certified Home Health Aide
  • Spiritual Support Counselor

Our hospice team in Atlantic County brings care directly to patients. We understand the importance of providing attentive care, and our program offers a wide range of services to ensure families can find comfort in knowing their loved ones are well taken care of. Our at-home services include:

  • Care coordinated with your physician or specialist.
  • Medications and equipment delivered right to your home.
  • Expert wound care.
  • Help with bathing, bed linens, laundry, light meals, bed repositioning, and more.
  • Assistance with an advance directive.
  • Connections to additional community resources.
  • Spiritual guidance, if desired.

If you require a higher level of care, Samaritan also provides inpatient hospice services in Voorhees and Mount Holly, based on the recommendation of your hospice nurse.

Palliative Care in Atlantic County, NJ

Palliative care aims to improve the quality of life for patients receiving treatment for chronic illnesses. This occurs by addressing their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs in the comfort of their homes. Our caring team collaborates with patients, families, and medical professionals to create customized healthcare plans. We provide a range of services including pain management, symptom control, and comprehensive support for patients and families.

At-Home Primary Care in Atlantic County, NJ

We bring experienced physicians right to your doorstep through our in-home primary care program in Atlantic County. Our dedicated team focuses on preserving your overall health and well-being by fostering long-term relationships and creating personalized treatment plans. With a diverse range of services, we strive to deliver exceptional healthcare to patients who face challenges in traveling to medical facilities.

Why Choose Samaritan for Atlantic County, NJ Hospice Care at Home?

Renowned for our unwavering dedication to providing compassionate and individualized care, Samaritan is a highly respected organization with vast experience. Our commitment to excellence has earned us the distinguished title of Superior Performer, recognized by the Strategic Healthcare Programs. As a nonprofit organization, we actively engage with the community, further bolstering our mission to improve the lives of those we serve.

Patient Testimonials

The heartfelt testimonials from families who have experienced our hospice care in Atlantic County highlight the profound and life-changing impact we have on our patients’ lives.

“Thanks to all of you for remembering my mother’s passing with your kind expressions of concern and support.  … You provided her with needed help and companionship and you provided Dad and me peace of mind.” E.T., Galloway, NJ

“Very seldom do I feel compelled to write a letter… Without their [the team] support and gentleness, my family and I would not have coped so smoothly with the passing of our mother.” P.C., Hammonton, NJ

“I don’t know how I would have managed without you. I could never thank you enough for all of the kindness, care and compassion you showed [my family]. You are truly angels here on earth. We are blessed to have you with us through this journey.” M.S., Hammonton, NJ

“I’m not sure what to say. Thank you seems so little for the excellent job your staff fulfilled. Everyone was so compassionate and professional!” – C.S., Egg Harbor Township, NJ

Areas Served

Hospice, palliative, and primary care services are provided to families wherever they reside in Atlantic County, NJ. This includes:

  • Hammonton
  • Egg Harbor Township
  • Galloway
  • Northfield
  • Somers Point
  • Linwood
  • Ventnor

Not located in Atlantic County? Samaritan also serves patients and their families in:

Learn More About Atlantic County, NJ Hospice Care At Home

If you’re interested in learning more about our palliative, primary, or hospice care in Atlantic County NJ, please contact us at (855) 337-2808 or please fill out this online form.

Should you need additional resources regarding health, human, financial, or legal services, consult the Atlantic County official website for more information.