Meet Hayley, Cornerstone’s Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

Cornerstone VNA is pleased to welcome their newest medical provider to their Hospice and Palliative Care Teams, Hayley Bustos, RN, FNP-C, ACHPN, Nurse Practitioner.

Hayley recently relocated to New England from the Midwest to be closer to the ocean and her family in Canada. She has been working in Hospice and Palliative Care since 2015 and is passionate about end of life care and providing holistic, person centered care. Hayley is also passionate about education, herbalism and alternative therapies.

Hayley holds a master’s degree from Purdue University and is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She has experience in critical care and cardiology as well as Palliative Care, a unique program that specializes in providing pain and symptom management for individuals with chronic medical conditions. She is one of twenty-two providers in the State of New Hampshire who is certified as an Advanced Hospice and Palliative Nurse, and she is also a member of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association. She is dedicated to providing high quality care and supporting her team of coworkers.

Hayley states, “In my search to move back to the East Coast, I was excited to find an opportunity to work at Cornerstone VNA.” Bustos adds, “I felt a strong connection to the organization’s mission and was encouraged by their successful Hospice program, as well as their well-established Palliative Care program and its potential for continued growth.”

According to Julie Reynolds, RN, MS, President/CEO of Cornerstone VNA, “We are thrilled to have Hayley join our organization, especially with her prior experience in building a successful Palliative Care program.” Reynolds adds, “Hayley brings a diverse skillset, which further strengthens our program and adds to the breadth of knowledge of our expert Hospice and Palliative Care Teams.”

“I felt a strong connection to the organization’s mission and was encouraged by their successful Hospice program, as well as their well-established Palliative Care program and its potential for continued growth.”

Hospice Care

Helping our patients and their loved ones live every day to its fullest is the Cornerstone of our Hospice Care program. Our highly skilled team will partner with your physician and other healthcare providers to develop a plan of care that meets your unique needs and honors your wishes.

Hospice Care is one of Cornerstone VNA’s five distinct programs: Home Care, Hospice Care, Palliative Care, Life Care-Private Duty and Community Care in Rockingham County, Strafford County, Belknap County, Carroll County in New Hampshire and York County in Maine.

Palliative Care

If you are experiencing pain and anxiety from a complex illness, our Palliative Care team can provide you with specialized medical care that focuses on managing your symptoms.  We will work together with you, your family and your physician(s) to help you understand your treatment options, giving you more control over your illness, and improving your quality of life.

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