Cherish Hospice

Freestanding Hospice | Proprietary - Corporation


  
2340 Plaza Del Amo, Suite 230, Torrance
California, 90501

 310-320-1677   Maps & Directions
Cherish Hospice, also known as Cherish Hospice is a Freestanding Hospice care center situated at Torrance, California. This palliative care is medicare certified, hence if you are covered by medicare, medicare will pay the hospice for your care. Cherish Hospice accommodated approx. 218 Medicare beneficiaries whose average age was 86.2 years in CY2014. Unique hospice identification number provided by medicare to this hospice care is 551559. Services provided at Cherish Hospice mainly includes home health aide, counseling, homemaker, medical social services, medical supply services, nursing services, occupational therapy, other, physician services, physical therapy, short term inpatient care, speech pathology services.
Cherish Hospice provides special care for people who are terminally ill. This involves a team-oriented approach that addresses the medical, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual needs of the patient. Hospice also provides support to the patient’s family or caregiver.


Complete Hospice Profile:
Cherish Hospice type, unique identification code, ownership type, accreditation,short term inpatient care type, address, contact number, fax number and all other information is provided as below. Recipients can directly walkin or can call on the below given phone number for appointment.
Hospice Type: Freestanding Hospice
Hospice ID (CCN) 551559
Ownership:Proprietary - Corporation
Profit:For Profit
Short-term inpatient care provided:Respite care
Accreditation Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP)
Hospice Address:2340 Plaza Del Amo, Suite 230, Torrance,
California, 90501
Phone:310-320-1677
Fax:310-320-1258
Medicare Certification:
Medicare certification details of Cherish Hospice with certification date, type, current status, certification provider, MAC, CBSA Code are stated below.
Medicare Certified:Yes
Medicare Certification Date:13 Apr, 2009
Current Status: Active Provider
Latest visit of the Health or LSC survey: 10 Mar, 2015
Status at the time of certification survey: In Compliance
Waiver of any life safety code: No
Latest Certification Type: Validation
Certificate Provider: San Francisco CMS Regional Office
MAC National Government Services
CBSA Code 31084 (Urban)
National Hospice Spending and Utilization (2014):
National Hospice Spending and Utilization based on CY2014 for Cherish Hospice are stated below it includes number of beneficiaries, average age of beneficiaries accommodated in hospice, total medicare payment amount received by hospice, total charge amount of the hospice.
Beneficiaries 218
RHC Days (in %) 100%
Physician Services 260
Average Age of Beneficiary 86.2 year
Total Medicare Payment Amount $ 4,302,848
Total Medicare Standard Payment Amount $ 3,671,395
Total Charge Amount $ 8,456,052

Average Service hours per day

Cherish Hospice provided an average of 0.292 hours per day of home health, 0.257 hours per day of Skilled Nursing, 0.029 hours per day of Social Service hospice care.

Average Hospice Care Days

Cherish Hospice have 24 Medicare beneficiaries with 7 or fewer hospice care days, 117 Medicare beneficiaries with more than 60 hospice care days, 50 Medicare beneficiaries with more than 180 hospice care days.


Beneficiaries by Gender


Cherish Hospice rendered hospice services to 84 Male and 134 Female Medicare beneficiaries in a calendar year.

Beneficiaries by Race


Cherish Hospice provided hospice care to 100 White, 33 Black, 53 Asian, 32 not disclosed Medicare beneficiaries in a calendar year.

Medicare/Medicaid Eligible Beneficiaries


At Cherish Hospice, 168 beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage and 53 beneficiaries were eligible for Medicaid for at least one month of hospice care in the calendar year.


Beneficiaries with Primary Disease Diagnosis

At Cherish Hospice, distinct Medicare beneficiaries who received hospice care for a primary diagnosis are 46 of Cancer, 78 of Dementia, 26 of Stroke, 45 of Heart Disease,

Site-of-service Hospice Beneficiaries

At Cherish Hospice, distinct Medicare beneficiaries who received the majority of their hospice care days are 131 at home, 43 in an assisted living facility, 44 in a skilled nursing facility,

Services Provided:
Services available at Cherish Hospice are mentioned below along with the information that who will provide the service like whether it will be provided by hospice staff or will be arranged from any 3rd source or outer source.
Services AvailableProvided By
Home Health AideHospice Staff
CounselingHospice Staff
HomemakerHospice Staff
Medical Social ServicesHospice Staff
Medical Supply ServicesProvided under Arrangement
Nursing ServicesHospice Staff
Occupational TherapyProvided under Arrangement
OtherHospice Staff
Physician ServicesHospice Staff
Physical TherapyProvided under Arrangement
Short Term Inpatient CareProvided under Arrangement
Speech Pathology ServicesProvided under Arrangement

Quality of Patient Care:
Quality of patient care is measured based on the survey done by the patients who received the hospice care, as well as the experiences of their informal primary caregivers. Main points included in the survey are treatment preferences, beliefs/values addressed (if desired by the patient), pain screening, pain assessment, dyspnea screening, dyspnea treatment,patients treated with an opioid who are given a bowel regimen.
Measure NameScore (in %)National Average
Treatment Preferences 100.098.3
Beliefs/Values Addressed (if desired by the patient) 100.093.6
Pain Screening 97.893.9
Pain Assessment 69.877.7
Dyspnea Screening 100.097.3
Dyspnea Treatment 100.094.6
Patients Treated with an Opioid who are Given a Bowel Regimen 98.193.3
Employee Count:
Cherish Hospice employee information is available below according to the service area, it is also divided among volunteer and employed count.
Services Employed CountVolunteer Count
Home Health Aide20
Counseling1 0
Homemaker10
Medical Social Services30
Registered Nurses60
Practical/Vocational Nurses6 0
Other Personnel0 12
Physician Services1 0
TOTAL2012
Authorized/Official Person Profile:
Officially authorized person to contact for any management issues or complaints of this hospice are as below. Person's position and contact details are also mentioned below.
Name: Ms. Elizabeth T Sayas
Position: Owner Bod
Contact Number: 310-320-1677
Professional Identification Codes:
NPI number stands for National Provider Identifier which is a unique 10-digit identification number issued to health care providers in the United States by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
NPI details of stated hospice are as mentioned below.
NPI Number: 1225207269
NPI Enumeration Date: 25 Feb, 2008
NPI Last Update On: 21 Feb, 2010
Medical Licenses:
Hospice can have one or more medical licenses for different specialities in the same state or different states. Related medical licenses for Cherish Hospice are as mentioned below.
SpecializationLicense NumberStateStatus
Hospice Care, Community Based 550000418CaliforniaPrimary
Other Medical Identifiers:
Other legacy medical identifiers of the hospice such as Medicaid, Medicare PIN, NSC, UPIN etc. are mentioned as below.
IdentifierTypeStateIssuer
551559Medicare PINCalifornia
Business Mailing Address:
Business mailing address can be used for mailing purpose only, for visiting purpose patients need to refer above mentioned address.
Address: 2340 Plaza Del Amo, Suite 230
Torrance, California
Zip: 90501-3455
Phone Number: 310-320-1677
Fax Number: 310-320-1258
Patients can reach Cherish Hospice at 2340 Plaza Del Amo, Suite 230, Torrance, California or can call to book an appointment on 310-320-1677.

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