Palliative Care/Hospice


To me, there is no doubt that her longevity and cheerfulness to the end were due to the good care you provided my wife.

- John T. R.
I really appreciated your loving, caring, patience and skilled services during my stay.

- Hannah S

Helen's Story


Helen lived at Collingswood due to her Parkinson’s disease. Read about how Collingswood helped their family through Helen's illness and end of life.

A progressive illness or the process of aging should not mean the end of quality days--in either the enjoyment of lifelong interests or time with loved ones.

Our Palliative Care program was designed to assure that both the resident and family enjoy as many special moments as possible. Unlike hospice, it does not require a diagnosis of a terminal illness.

We are recognized by the American Medical Directors Association.

Our Palliative caregivers are specially trained and board certified. Whether extending a hand to hold, monitoring physical comfort in respect to pain, coordinating a musical or other type of Life Enrichment in the resident's own room or simply sharing time with family or friends, our Palliative Care enables days to be valuably. Specialty diets, therapeutic massage, aromatherapy, as well as counseling and education can also be incorporated in an individual care plan.

Very often persons with Alzheimer's or other dementia cannot describe their personal preferences as they approach the end of life. Our Hospice Care program can be very valuable as part of that end-of-life care. Working with family, we identify elements of someone's live that can still contribute to comfort and peace of mind. This may include favored foods, music, or familiar scents or sounds.

We invite you to reach out to us if you are interested in working with Collingswood.

Phone: 301.762.8900