Hallmark Health Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice’s Oncology Home Care Program helps patients who have been diagnosed with cancer to remain in the comfort of their home. Through compassion and clinical excellence from a highly specialized team, we strive to improve the quality of life of our patients and their caregivers. We believe that cancer patients deserve the same dedicated attention at home that they receive in the hospital and at the doctor’s office. Our focus on oncology allows us to deliver this skilled and often complex care in the home. 

Our Oncology home care services may include:
  • Early identification symptoms, complications and side effects
  • Ongoing physician communication
  • Patient and family education on symptoms and side effects
  • Medication and pain teaching and management
  • IV site care including access device and pump management
  • Symptom Management
  • Wound and Enterostomal Therapy Care
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Enteral Nutrition Management
  • Respiratory Care
  • Urinary Catheter Care
  • Cancer Fatigue Management
  • Palliative (Comfort) Care
  • Administration of Intravenous Therapies
  • Counseling and intervention by medical social worker

In addition, our Oncology team is trained to administer:

Intravenous Therapies, including:

  • Chemotherapy
  • Antibiotic Therapy
  • Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
  • Hydration Therapy

Personal Care Services may include:

  • Assistance with Bathing and Toileting
  • Assistance with Transferring and Positioning
  • Incontinence Care
  • Assistance with Feeding
  • Oral Care
  • Cleaning Patient Care Area
  • Care of Orthotic/Prosthetic Devices

Hallmark Health VNA and Hospice works closely with the oncologist and other treating physicians to coordinate and communicate medical orders and the plan of care. The personalized plan of care is tailored to specific needs and diagnosis related interventions. We work collaboratively with the medical team to bring education, care, and treatment to the patient’s home.

To Refer or for further information, please call our Intake Department at (781) 338-7900.