PALLIATIVE CARE

a comprehensive program

 

Palliative Care 

 

Serious illnesses and their treatments can cause exhaustion, anxiety and depression. Our Palliative  team can assist you and your loved ones cope with the difficult experience.

 

Palliative care is a comprehensive care program especially designed for individuals experiencing physical symptoms and emotional distress related to illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, lung disease, kidney failure, cystic fibrosis, renal disease, and respiratory disease, among others.

Our program works together with your primary treatment plan to help prevent and ease your discomfort as well as improve your quality of life. We can help you find relief from:

  • Pain

  • Fatigue

  • Anxiety

  • Loss of appetite

  • Dehydration

  • Shortness of breath

  • Constipation

  • Insomnia

  • Infection

  • Vomiting

  • Nausea

  • Fever

Our C.A.R.E. Approach

cOORDINATION

T ogether with your primary health care provider, our team coordinates a plan of care that will offer effective pain and symptom management in every part of your treatment.  

ACCESS

Our team is available to help  24 hours a day

7 days a week both by telephone and through home visits.

You can request a nurse,

a social worker or a chaplain to visit you at home. . 

RESPONSE

We care about your well-being and will work hard to ensure you receive a quick response. You will receive visits from your team routinely and when you need them.  

eDUCATION

Discussions about treatment choices including symptom and pain management will be provided so that you understand your condition, care options and other needs. 

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