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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

My husband John was 56 when he was diagnosed with brain cancer. We had no idea of how to handle the process of dying. Until we went to Calvary Hospital. Medically, emotionally, and spiritually, you taught us how to handle John’s death. We weren’t afraid anymore.

Laurie Hathorn

My husband Jimmy suffered terribly with the pain of advanced cancer. The HMOs denied us financial coverage for Calvary. They left us with Jimmy to die an agonizing death. But Calvary wouldn’t abandon us. You said, ‘If we can’t care for Jimmy, let us close our doors rather than close our hearts.

Joyce Parks

My wife Doris loved life more than anyone. When her lung cancer began to spread, we prayed that the end would be pain-free. Our prayers were answered by the skills and compassion of the doctors and nurses at Calvary Hospital. Until the very end, we held hands, we laughed, we cried. Nothing is more miraculous than Calvary.

Aaron Donner

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

The amazing people at Calvary helped my wife, Maureen, the love of my life, spend her final days in peace… Because of Calvary, I never doubt that I did the right thing for my sweetheart.

Jospeh W. Cooney

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

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

The day our father was admitted to Calvary, we prayed that he wouldn’t suffer during his final days and that you would relieve his excruciating pain. We thought we were wishing for miracles. Not only did you relieve his suffering, our entire family benefited from the remarkable care your staff provided

Laurie Goldman & Donna Garber

Throughout their entire lives, our parents sacrificed everything for us.
Our greatest gift to them during their final days was Calvary. True to the culture of proud Italian-Americans, our parents worked hard all of their lives so that their five sons could have the education and opportunities that they didn’t. So it was only natural that when dad had terminal cancer, then years later mom, uterine cancer, we took them to only place on earth that could relieve their pain and suffering with the most expert end-of-life care – Calvary Hospital – in the place they loved the most – Brooklyn. Both times, their physical and emotional pain was totally relieved with constant comfort, compassion and non-abandonment. But Calvary’s unique care didn’t stop with mom and dad. They also gave my brothers and me a whole new life that was stress-free. They took away our roles as caregivers and gave us back our simple roles as sons. We were all able to live our lives as a family again. Calvary took care of the rest. At the end of the day, Calvary and my parents had a lot in common: they made the good times great, and the tough times easier. Thank you Calvary.

Joey Peritore

We used Calvary’s at home hospice for my father. I cannot say enough good things about them. They were the most wonderful caring, compassionate human beings I have ever encountered. They treated him with the utmost respect, dignity and gentleness. Bless you, Calvary. We shall never forget your kindness. Thank you.

Elyse B.
Ozanam Hall
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