We are dedicated in helping patients and families accept terminal illness positively and resourcefully, to preserve their dignity, and to endure the challenges that are accompanied at this critical time in life. We are always minful of the great privilege we are granted through our hospice ministry to express compassion, respect, sensitvity, hope and love. Care is provided by a team of highly skilled professionals. Our goal is to allow our patients to live each day to the fullest and enjoy their thime with family and friends. We are committed in meeting the physical, emotinal, and spiritual needs of our patients and their families.
Canon Hospice serves a 150 mile radius from Baton Rouge, Northshore, Greater New Orleans and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Services offered at Canon Hospice: Inpatient, Home based, Residential Care
Home Based Patient Services:
RN visits, 24 hour emergency nurse visits, Home health aide visits to assit personal care needs. Instruction and education in patient care for the caregiver.
24 Hour Nursing Care Home-like environment Patients are permitted to receive visits at any hour (including children and pets)
Residential Care (Private pay Basis):
Residential patient care is for patients who meet the basic criteria for home hospice care, but choose to have 24 hour care. Residential care is not covered by Medicare or Medicaid. The payment for these will be the responsibility of the patient and the family. A payment contract must be signed before admission. The responsible party will be billed on the first of each month. Payments will be due within 10 days after receiving the bill.
Camp Swan is a three-day, two night camp for children ages 7-12 who have lost a parent or sibling, or other significant person in their life. The camp combines art, music, individual and group therapies so that the needs of each child can be addresses. Through these theraputic experiences the chidren learn how to have a proper outlet for their feelings of sadness. Camp Swan will be held three times a year, New Orleans, Baton Rouge and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. For more information please contact Sue May at 504- 818-2723.
Run errands for a family, Provide emotional support and friendship, Give a caregiver some much needed rest, spend time holding a hand, talking, listening, visit patients at our inpatient unit , assit with clerical work, provide office support for many departments, help with fundraisers,community activities and special events, attend health fairs to share information.
WHO CAN VOLUNTEER
Anyone with a careing heart and time to share can beome a Canon Hospice volunteer. Our volunteers represent people from all walks of life with varied interest who tend to lend their experiences to help our organization and families we serve.
Volunteers are the heart of Canon Hospice. It is only through thier efforts that we are able to fulfill our mission providing exceptional care and support to all people touched by end-of-life issues.
Volunteers provide a wide range of service to patients and support our organization. Each Canon Hospice volunteer is an essential part of caregiving and a valued member of the hospice team.
Canon Hospice has four Locations:
New Orleans: (504)818-2723
1221 S. Clearview Pkwy 4th Floor
Jefferson, LA 70121
Contact: Jenifer bergeron firstname.lastname@example.org
Baton Rouge: (225)926-1404
5700 Florida Blvd Ste 301
Baton Rouge LA, 70806
Contact: Regina Murray email@example.com
1011 N. Causeway Blvd Ste. 26
Mandeville LA, 70471
Contact: Michelle Pounds firstname.lastname@example.org
1520 Broad Ave
Gulfport MS, 39501
THE CANON HOSPICE HEALTH CARE HOUR:
Airs every Saturday from 1pm- 2pm o WIST 690 Am, hosted by Sue May Administator for Canon Hospice New Orleans