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Gloucester County New Jersey Hospice & Palliative Care

Samaritan, founded by devoted volunteers in 1980, pioneered South Jersey’s first hospice. Over almost four decades, it has grown to become the largest hospice organization in Camden County and the wider South Jersey region. Today, Samaritan offers a comprehensive array of services, including at-home and inpatient hospice care, palliative care, and primary care, addressing the varied healthcare needs of the community.

How Does At-Home Hospice in Gloucester County, New Jersey Work?

Samaritan’s Gloucester County, NJ in-home hospice care features a team of devoted hospice professionals who are committed to delivering exceptional care to patients, regardless of their location. We will travel to a home, nursing home, hospital room, etc. We also provide inpatient services in a dedicated facility.

When you reach out to us, we’ll arrange a visit from a caring hospice nurse right to your location. The nurse will then collect the necessary information about the patient including their diagnosis, symptoms, discomfort levels, medications, current doctors, and more. One the proper paperwork is completed; you will begin receiving care from our at home hospice team in Gloucester County which includes:

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

The at-home hospice team in Gloucester County, New Jersey conducts in-home visits, reaching patients in different towns. The program also offers a comprehensive range of services to ensure families find comfort in knowing their loved ones are receiving attentive care. 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.

Should you need a heightened level of care, Samaritan also offers inpatient hospice in Voorhees and Mount Holly upon your hospice nurse’s recommendation.

Palliative Care in Gloucester County, NJ

The goal of our palliative care program is to enhance the quality of life for patients receiving treatment for chronic illnesses by addressing their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. Our palliative care team works with patients, families, and medical professionals to craft personalized healthcare plans. The wide range of services provided include pain management, symptom control, and support for both patients and families.

At-Home Primary Care in Gloucester County, NJ

Our at-home primary care program offers house calls by experienced physicians throughout Gloucester County. You no longer have to leave your home to be seen by a doctor.

The primary care team aims to maintain patients’ overall health and well-being by building long-term relationships and providing personalized treatment plans. Our primary care program encompasses a wide range of services to ensure that patients who have difficulty traveling receive exceptional healthcare.

Why Choose Samaritan for At-Home Hospice in Gloucester County, New Jersey

Known for our steadfast commitment to delivering compassionate and personalized care, Samaritan is an esteemed organization with extensive experience. Our dedication to excellence has led us to be recognized as a Superior Performer by the Strategic Healthcare Programs. As a not-for-profit organization, our active involvement in the community strengthens our mission to enhance the lives of those we serve.


Patient Testimonials

The testimonials shared by families who have utilized our hospice services in Gloucester County, NJ showcase the positive and transformative effect we have on the lives of our patients.

“I would like to thank you for the exceptional service… My family and I marveled afterwards at how seamlessly everything was handled (i.e. the equipment set up, the medications, the scheduling of nurses, HHAs, all the while always aware of our rather overwhelmed feelings.” P.H., Pitman, NJ

“Thank you to the kind and compassionate nurses in Mount Holly who not only took care of my mom but also me and my sisters. They explained everything that was happening in a way that made it easy for us to understand. I only know that without them, this already sad and inconsolable time would have been way worse.” CS, Sewell, NJ

“It only took one call and the biggest relief was [given to] me and my family to see that in a few hours my dad was taken out of so much pain, and in a lot of comfort.  … then you guys didn’t even hesitate to clean and dress my dad respectfully and didn’t rush to leave. You were the best call I made.” J.K., Gloucester Township, NJ

“It was a huge weight lifted from my shoulders being able to call 24/7 with my questions. I felt bewildered and you just took care of everything.” M.L., Williamstown, NJ

“You made her last month better and she was not afraid. She knew she was in good hands as we did as well!”  D.A., Mantua, NJ

Areas Served

Families receive compassionate hospice, palliative, and primary care all throughout Gloucester County NJ including:

  • Glassboro
  • Clayton
  • Pitman
  • Williamstown
  • Gloucester Township
  • Washington Township
  • Deptford
  • West Deptford
  • Wenonah
  • National Park
  • Harrison Township
  • Franklin Township
  • Woodbury

Not located in Gloucester County? No problem — Samaritan serves patients and their families in a 2,200 square mile area that includes:

Learn More About Gloucester County, NJ Hospice Care

If you’re interested in learning more about hospice, palliative, or primary care in Gloucester County NJ, please contact us at (800) 229-8183 or please fill out this online form.

If you need more information about health, human, financial, or legal resources in Gloucester County, please visit the Gloucester County official website.