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CalvaryCare® in Queens, NY

At The Ozanam Hall Nursing Home

Queens, NY Hospice and Palliative Care — CalvaryCare®

Ozanam Hall of Queens Nursing Home
42-41 201st Street, Bayside, NY 11361
Phone: 718-518-2000 ext. 2465

Calvary’s Hospice and Palliative Care services are designed to meet and address the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of patients and their loved ones.

CalvaryCare® is now available to Queens residents at The Ozanam Hall Nursing Home in Bayside. Our patients there receive the same hallmark care that that patients receive at our main facility in the Bronx. Under the oversight of Calvary Hospice, patients receive short-term inpatient care at Ozanam Hall. The care is intended for patients whose symptoms and care needs cannot be met at home.

To make a referral or to learn more about our services, please call 718-518-2000, ext. 2465, fax 718-576-2713 or email calvaryhospice@calvaryhospital.org.

Tour of the Ozanam Hall Nursing Home

About CalvaryCare® in Queens, NY

Founded in 1899, Calvary Hospital is the nation’s only fully accredited acute care specialty hospital singularly devoted to providing palliative care to adult patients with advanced and life-limiting illnesses, without regard to race, religion, or economic status.

Calvary’s continuum of care includes inpatient care, care of complex wounds, home care, hospice, nursing home hospice, bereavement care, and extensive support programs for patients, families, and friends. Each year, Calvary cares for thousands of patients and their families.

CalvaryCare® is founded in the guiding principles of compassion, respect for the dignity of every patient, and non-abandonment of our patients and families. Our primary goal is to address the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient and their families.

Calvary Hospice is a Medicare/Medicaid certified program that provides comprehensive palliative and end-of-life care for patients with advanced and life-limiting illnesses.

Location Information

Admissions Requirements
To be considered for CalvaryCare℠ at Ozanam Hall, patients must:

  • Be eligible for Hospice inpatient level of care
  • Require inpatient care for symptoms and care that cannot be managed effectively in another setting
  • Need short-term inpatient care

Personalized Assistance
The Community Outreach staff is available to answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding Calvary’s services and to assist in the referral process. Criteria for admission can be clarified by calling an Outreach Liaison Nurse.

Referring Patients
Hospitals, physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals can make referrals or inquiries directly to Calvary Hospice. We encourage families of prospective patients to contact us with any questions.

We offer on-site evaluation by a Calvary clinician.

To make a referral or to learn more about our services, please call 718-518-2000, ext. 2465, fax 718-576-2713 or email calvaryhospice@calvaryhospital.org.

Directions

The following program of care is available to Calvary patients at Ozanam Hall:

  • Calvary Hospice Medical Director (Board Certified in Hospice and Palliative Care)
  • Hospice and Palliative Care trained nursing, Social Work and pastoral care providers
  • Six newly renovated private rooms with private bathrooms
  • Complimentary cable television and telephone service
  • Overnight accommodations for family members in patient rooms
  • State-of-the-art patient care equipment
  • Bereavement Support Program

Religious Services
Ozanam Hall has a multi-faith chapel.

Visiting

There is a family room with a refrigerator, microwave oven, and coffee maker.

Testimonials

You gave my dad during his final days what no one else could ever have given him: the quality of life he deserved. I don’t know where you found the angels that work there.

Gail Stadler

There was only one place that could match my sister’s love for life during her final days: Calvary Hospital.
My sister Eileen possessed an incredible love and enthusiasm for life. With her keen sense of style, she loved fashion, shopping, traveling to Europe, and finding new and exciting restaurants. So when we realized that there was no cure for her terminal cancer, there was no better place that she spend her final days than where her quality of life would never be compromised: Calvary Hospital. The staff at Calvary – in fact, every employee who we were in contact with – relieved the pain, as well as the incredible stress that we were experiencing. Eileen was treated with the integrity, dignity, and grace that she deserved…even to her very last day. Her hair was kept properly coiffed, her nails done just right, and her nurse even applied her signature make up. Eileen said the pampering made her feel loved. The staff was extraordinary in their care, as if God had hand-picked them to work there. Eileen always believed that you should never give up on life as long as you have a breath in you. Well, Calvary Hospital celebrated her life until the very end in a way that only Calvary can. Thank you, Calvary. And God bless you.

Michael W. Conway

Your care for my Susan during her final days was life-saving.
I am grateful beyond words for the care that Calvary Hospital provided my beloved wife Susan at the end of her life. Your medical attention and palliative expertise were superior. Your attentive sensitivity to our needs as a Jewish family was remarkable. And your heartfelt love which we felt from every staff member was genuine. Calvary provided Susan with more than just a place for her to die, but also a sheltered, peaceful community to leave this life as she lived it – with her dignity undiminished. As soon as Calvary started caring for Susan, you lifted that heavy burden from us and allowed us to simply be a family once again. Because of you, my soulmate died in peace, which assures me that she will rest in peace. God bless you, Calvary Hospital.

Rabbi Jeffrey J. Sirkman

Near the end of my brother’s life, I convinced him to leave Puerto Rico and come to America where they could handle his pain and suffering. During my brother’s final days we saw only happiness and love. God answered our prayers by sending us to Calvary.

Maria DeJesus

My daughter Priscilla was only 36 years old with terminal brain cancer. We thought it would be impossible to find a place with the same warmth and comfort of our home. Then we found Calvary Hospital. I believe that God gave us Calvary Hospital.

Felicisima Hernandez

After caring for his patients his entire life, all the kindness was returned to my husband at the very end… at Calvary.

Dorothy Pacella

When my sister Lois was diagnosed with terminal cancer, I knew, being a nurse myself, that Calvary offered the best in end-of-life care. Everything I heard about Calvary Hospital and their nurses was true. I’d never seen medical care like it.

Joyce Cushman

My Aunt Mary loved her Catholic religion, her Irish legacy, and a place called Calvary.
My Aunt Mary lived life with extraordinary pride, passion and purpose. Nothing made her prouder than her loving family, her Catholic faith and her Irish heritage. She passed down to all of us a determination to always work hard and help those in need. When a terminal illness began to rob her of her life, we knew that she deserved a special place to give her the dignity and care that she so greatly deserved. Being the Chief of Counterterrorism in the NYPD, I knew the City well. So the choice for Aunt Mary was simple: Calvary Hospital’s Dawn Greene Hospice at Mary Manning Walsh Home on the Upper East Side. The special staff of nurses and doctors relieved her of the physical pain, and she was spiritually comforted daily by the Catholic nuns and priests. She was surrounded by angels who gave all of us a peace and serenity that we will never forget. Thank you Calvary Hospital.

James R. Waters

Once my wife, Maureen, was at Calvary, her suffering eased. She was sitting up, talking, and even eating ice cream. For those few precious days, you gave her back her dignity — and you gave me back my wife.

Ben Fargione
designer

My Mother received Calvary at Home Hospice Care, and she was given excellent care by the nurses and home health aides… The nurses that come  to check on my mother were very professional, friendly and compassionate, and did everything to make her comfortable… With the help of Calvary we were able to honor my Mother’s wishes to be at home, and to die with dignity surrounded by her family.

Patricia L.
Ozanam Hall
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