Macky & Pam Stansell House to Offer General Inpatient Care (GIP)
Ocean Pines, MD – June 6, 2023 – As the premier and local hospice residence located in Ocean Pines, MD, the Macky & Pam Stansell House of Coastal Hospice is now licensed to offer General Inpatient Care (GIP) to our community of Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties.
On top of providing hospice-eligible individuals with a specialized, comforting, and safe long-term residential plan, starting mid-June we will offer short-term acute care intervention for hospice patients who need intensive symptom management including but not limited to pain, anxiety, and shortness of breath. Along with that, we are now offering respite care, which provides caregivers with much needed breaks.
Our GIP facilities provide…
- 24-hour nursing services.
- A home-like atmosphere where patient areas provide comfort and privacy for patients and their families.
- Accommodations for family members to remain with the patient throughout the night.
With this licensure, Coastal Hospice now has two facilities able to provide GIP care and respite for the community, including Coastal Hospice at the Lake, located in a dedicated wing of the historic Deer’s Head Hospital in Salisbury, Maryland.
Direct Referrals to Coastal Hospice are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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Founded in 1980, Coastal Hospice is a non-profit health care organization that cares for individuals facing life-limiting conditions who want to remain active and engaged during the final chapter of their lives. Coastal Hospice cares for patients in their own homes, as well as in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and at Coastal Hospice at the Lake and Macky & Pam Stansell House. The organization also provides palliative care to treat symptoms and relieve the pain of a terminal illness or injury. Named a 2021 “Hospice Honors” recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst.
To learn more about Coastal Hospice, which serves Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties, visit www.coastalhospice.org and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.
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