Located off Route 128 in a quiet residential neighborhood in Danvers (directions), Kaplan House is a warm, homelike setting where patients receive hospital-level medical care, comfort and support. Private suites overlook landscaped gardens and comfortable common areas include a welcoming kitchen, family rooms, children’s play areas, a chapel and library. Friends and family are welcome any time.
Kaplan House, the first freestanding hospice facility in Massachusetts licensed to provide hospital-level care, offers:
Visitors are welcome at any time. Care Dimensions affirms the equal visitation rights to the Kaplan House for all patients and visitors without regard to their race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status.
“At Kaplan House, I could step back and let the nurses care for my mother, while I could just focus on being with her.”
— Jessica Saad, daughter of a Care Dimensions patient
So Lisa O'Neill's dream could come true, to see her daughter accept her diploma at Saint Anselm College, her family, her Care Dimensions hospice team and college officials collaborated to stage a special event that was livestreamed so she could watch it from her hospital bed at home, with her family and her Care Dimensions hospice team beside her.
Audias Escobar moved from Guatelmala to Boston to pursue his American Dream in 2005. With his health rapidly declining, he wanted to secure a bright future for his daughter. His Care Dimensions hospice team helped him make arrangements for his daughter's continued care and for a final trip home.
When Dr. Mayo Johnson's pain and symptoms were too much to manage at home, his family turned to the clinical team at Kaplan House to provide expert care and a peaceful, comfortable environment for their whole family.
Community volunteers Henrietta Goodwin and Marilyn Brauss donate their talents to create prayer squares and quilts that are given to patients at Care Dimensions’ Kaplan Family Hospice House.
Even in the very last, oh-so-painful moments of their son's life, the O'Grady family found comfort and love when Care Dimensions' beloved volunteers brought their dogs to his bedside at the Kaplan Family Hospice House.Continue reading
Certified Nursing Assistant Stephanie Rodriguez writes about what drew her to hospice care and what advice she'd give to others looking to join end-of-life care.Continue reading
Since 1978, Care Dimensions, formerly Hospice of the North Shore, has provided comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses. As the non-profit leader in advanced illness care, we offer services in over 100 communities in Massachusetts.