Palliative /End of Life Care
What is palliative care?
Palliative care is a type of health care for clients and families facing life-threatening illness. Palliative care helps patients to achieve the best possible quality of life right up until the end of life. Palliative care is also called end-of-life, or comfort care. Our CAREgivers receive specialized training to assist clients and their families during this difficult time.
Our Palliative care services:
Focus on the concerns of patients and their families
Ensure close attention is paid to physical symptoms such as pain, nausea, loss of appetite and confusion; and if present bringing it to the attention of their supervisor
Considers the emotional and spiritual concerns of patients and families
Ensures that care is respectful and supportive of patient dignity
Respects the social and cultural needs of patients and families
Uses a team approach that may include volunteers, social workers and spiritual leaders in addition to medical staff
“Kindness comes in many forms but always from the heart”
We are an approved service provider for Veterans Affairs, Blue Cross, Workers’ Compensation, and Homes First.