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Bereavement

The Del Corazon Support Group

This is custom heading element To help family members of our patients deal with grief after the death of their loved one, Del Corazon Hospice has established a grief and loss support group.  The group meets twice a month. To ensure the health safety of group participants, the group has been meeting via Zoom. Hospice Support ...

Understanding Grief and Bereavement

This is custom heading element Grieving the loss of someone we love is one of the most profound experiences of life. It is important to know that there is no right way of coping and there is no correct timeframe for grieving as each person deals with the death of a loved one in their ...

Get in Touch

Get Grief Support We offer bereavement counseling for an unlimited amount of time to anyone in our community, regardless of whether you received hospice services from us or not. This is a unique way for a community to come together and provide each other with support. Do not hesitate to reach out to us for ...

Hospice

Who Pays for Hospice

This is custom heading element Your hospice benefit covers care for your terminal illness and related conditions. All or part of hospice services is paid for by: Medicare, Medicaid, the Department of Veterans Affairs, private insurance plans, HMO’s, or other managed care organizations. There’s no deductible to you. The Hospice Benefit covers the costs for ...

When to Choose Hospice

This is custom heading element When is the right time to choose hospice? At the time a medical condition is deemed to be terminal and treatment for cure is no longer of benefit, it is time to select hospice care.  While it is usually the patient's physician or specialist who makes the recommendation for hospice, ...

Why Hospice?

This is custom heading element Hospice helps people live life to the fullest. Hospice is palliative "comfort" care provided by a team of specially trained professionals and delivered to wherever the hospice patient calls home. The goal of the interdisciplinary hospice care team is to design, coordinate, and implement a comprehensive individualized plan of care ...

Levels of Hospice Care

This is custom heading element There are 4 well-defined levels of hospice care: Routine Home Care, Continuous Care, Inpatient Care, Respite Care. Routine Home Care On-going regular hospice care that is provided under the Hospice Benefit. This is the most common level of hospice care and takes place within the patient’s home whether that is a private ...

We Come to You

This is custom heading element The Del Corazon Hospice Care Team delivers care wherever the patient calls home.  Hospice services are brought to our patients in a: Private residence Retirement community Long-term care facility (including nursing homes, group homes and other assisted living environments) Rehabilitation facility While hospice care is usually delivered to the home, ...

Frequently Asked Questions

What is hospice? Hospice is specialized end-of-life care for those who have a terminal illness.  It is not a place, it is a way of caring for people with dignity, respect, and compassion. Del Corazon Hospice care is comfort care that comes from the heart. When should someone call to learn about hospice care? It is ...

People

Our Story

At the Heart of Del Corazon Hospice Very unique to this area, Del Corazon Hospice was founded in 2011 by a life-long resident of Santa Fe, David Rodriguez. Our hospice benefits from David’s more than thirty years of experience in the healthcare industry. From his experience as a nurse to his years as a long-term-care ...

The Del Corazon Team

We are a dedicated team of interdisciplinary staff of experienced, local health care providers. We have each chosen to work in hospice and are aware of the privilege it is to walk alongside patients and families on their end-of-life journeys. The work can be difficult and emotionally charged, but it is also sacred and rewarding. ...

Here for You

Del Corazon Hospice . . . A compassionate promise from the heart. Del Corazon Hospice is here for you and your loved ones as you face the many challenges living life to the fullest after receiving a terminal diagnosis. We are committed to guiding, supporting, and providing care so that you and your family can ...

Volunteer

Volunteering at Del Corazon

This is custom heading element The Value of a Volunteer Volunteers are the heart of Del Corazon Hospice for the volunteer brings the gift of companionship to our patients and offers support to the patient's loved ones. Without expectations or an agenda, our trained volunteers enter the everyday life of the hospice patient with the ...

The Volunteer Process

This is custom heading elementCommitment Application Training The Commitment for Volunteering In addition to agreeing to be available 3 to 4 hours a week for at least a 6-month period, you will be required to attend in-services and meetings throughout the year and participate in a TB screening (at no charge and conducted at our ...

Join Our Team

This is custom heading element How to Become a Volunteer The first step to becoming a volunteer is to complete the application below and then to call the Volunteer Coordinator at (505) 988-2049. During this "get-to-know you" conversation, you will learn all about the volunteer program and have the opportunity to ask questions you might ...

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Contact Us

Del Corazon Hospice When it's time for end-of-life care, the best care is hospice care. Offering the best in hospice care to Santa Fe and the communities of Northern New Mexico is Del Corazon Hospice. To meet the needs of the culturally diverse population, Del Corazon Hospice has Spanish-speaking team members. To learn more about ...

Careers

Our team consists of compassionate individuals who care deeply about their community and wish to help others. If this sounds like you, please contact us to find out how you can be part of our important mission here at Del Corazon. You can use your skills and expertise to make a huge difference in the ...

Privacy Policy

Contact us For more information on Del Corazon Hospice and privacy please contact our privacy officer at: Del Corazon Hospice (505) 988-2049 811 St Michaels Dr #207, Santa Fe, NM 87505