To help guide you along this journey, we have developed a collection of resources on hospice and palliative care to help families understand better how to plan and care for their loved one with a serious illness. We understand a serious illness can be difficult for every patient and family member. Every family’s experience is unique. Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care can help.
Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care provides the expertise and guidance for each patient and their family during life’s final journey. To help guide you along this journey, we have developed a collection of resources on hospice and palliative care to help families understand better how to plan and care for their loved one with a serious illness.
Listed below are resources available to you on hospice and palliative care and how to best care for someone with a serious illness.
Learn more about Chautauqua Hospice & Palliative Care by looking at our current and past newsletters.
Personal stories on hospice and palliative care
Grieving the death of a child does not have to be a solitary journey
Moving On: Heavy Hearts of HCC Staff
Palliative Care: The Art of Listening
Getting Your Affairs In Order CHPC recently created this booklet containing checklists of important things to tend to before and after the death of a love one. Download your copy today!
Handbook of Hope is a booklet created by CHPC with tips and ideas for those who are struggling with the loss of a loved one. Download your copy.
Here’s a video we recently completed that will help you understand what our palliative care program has done for three of our patients:
Here’s a video that details the care we provided for a special pediatric patient:
Take It To The Box
HOPE Chautauqua, CHPC and other collaborators are working to promote the disposal of unwanted and unused medications to prevent them from being diverted and abused. Take It To The Box, a network of secure and confidential drug disposal sites, is an important outgrowth of the collaboration.
Below is a list of permanent and secure medication drop box locations. All locations are free and anonymous. Liquids and sharpes (needles) will not be accepted. Sites are available 24/7 unless otherwise noted.
o Jamestown Police Department- 201 East 2nd St. Jamestown
o Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office- 15 E Chautauqua St. Mayville
o Fredonia Police Department- 9 Church St. Fredonia
o Westfield Police Department -23 Elm St. Eason Hall, Westfield
o City of Dunkirk Police Department- 342 Central Ave. Dunkirk
o Lakewood/Busti Police Department- 20 W Summit St. Lakewood
o Town of Ellicott Police Department- 215 South Work St. Falconer (M-F, 8am — 4pm)
o Silver Creek Court Clerk’s Office- 172 Central Ave. Silver Creek (M-Th, 9am—2pm)
o Westfield Community Pharmacy- 55-57 E. Main Street, Westfield (M-F, 9am—6pm, Sat 9am—1pm, closed Sundays)
o TOPS Pharmacy- 3955 Vineyard Dr., Dunkirk
o TOPS Pharmacy- 2000 Washington Street Jamestown
For more information on the location sites, call 664-3608, 366-4623 or visit casacweb.org
Are you in need of additional assistance? Contact NY Connects Aging & Disability Resource Center
753-4582 Mayville area, 661-7582 Jamestown area, 363-4582 Dunkirk area
This project was supported in whole or in part by funding from NYS OASAS through SAMHSA’s Partnership for Success! Grant U79SP020707-04M001. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of SAMHSA or NYS OASAS.